Vietnam War Refugee Discussion Hosted by MCHS

Articles regarding refugee resettlement in Little Falls, MN, after the Vietnam War, from the Little Falls Daily Transcript, 1975.

Following the Vietnam War, approximately 750,000 refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos resettled in the United States, including in Central Minnesota. Lutheran Social Service and Catholic Charities were two organizations in the state that organized resettlement efforts, with The Resettlement Office of Catholic Charities in charge of such efforts in…

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Exhibit Opening: Central Minnesota Remembers Vietnam

Due to the weather, the exhibit opening has been postponed until Saturday, April 21, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. at The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. In contrast to World War II, which encouraged civilians in the United States to contribute to the war effort in multiple ways, the Vietnam War…

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MCHS Receives Legacy Grant for Digital Access Project

The Morrison County Historical Society is pleased to announce that it has received a Legacy grant through the Minnesota Historical & Cultural Grant program administered by the Minnesota Historical Society. The $11,090 grant will be used to provide the public with digital access to a wide variety of Morrison County…

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Legacy Funding Input Meetings

In November 2008 the citizens of Minnesota voted to pass the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment as part of the Minnesota Constitution. The Legacy Amendment, as it’s called, provides for a .375 percent increase in the Minnesota sales tax in order to fund projects related to the environment and…

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