Hairwork bracelet from the Morrison County Historical Society’s collection. Unknown donor but possibly Mary Harker, the daughter of Nathan Richardson. #0.0.161.

Strands of Remembrance: Hairwork and Victorian Sentimentalism

Hair is something that is incredibly personal and unique. We can change our hair—cut it, style it, dye it—but the fact remains that our hair…

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Anthony Elliot II (foreground), apprentice Adam Bleeker in background (left) with A.J. Elliott, Elliott's Tattoo, Little Falls, MN, February 9, 2020. Photo by Morrison County Historical Society.

The Senpai-Kohai of Tattoo Apprenticeships

In order to be licensed to perform tattoo in the State of Minnesota, a person “must complete a minimum of 200 hours of tattoo experience…

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The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, Little Falls, MN.

COVID-19 – Weyerhaeuser Museum Risk Management

As the number of cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) rises in the United States, we at the Morrison County Historical Society are actively monitoring the…

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Beaded broad leaf arrowhead from an Ojibwe bandolier bag in the Weyerhaeuser Museum's collection.

2020 Ojibwe Culture Series at the Weyerhaeuser Museum

NOTE – April 16, 2020: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes may be made to the Ojibwe Culture Series. Vern Northrup’s book talk on May…

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Kind Words for the Morrison County Historical Society

In August 2016, we at the Morrison County Historical Society were surprised and pleased to receive a letter from the Institute for Museum and Library…

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