Framed documents showing First National Bank of Little Falls Statement of Condition as of June 30, 1941, and list of bank management and directors, donated by U.S. Bank.

U.S. Bank Donates Artifacts to Morrison County Historical Society

This morning we had a couple of visitors from U.S. Bancorp at the Weyerhaeuser Museum, Mike Markman, Mid – NE Minnesota Region President, and Rich…

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Collections Carousel – Margaret (Steffes) Fortier’s Tennis Racket

It’s time for tennis! Grab your racket and head outdoors. With the weather warming and outdoor courts open in public parks and recreation areas, what…

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Collections Carousel – Yellow Brick from Duclos Brick Factory

If you had the good fortune to attend our Brick by Brick: Building Community Development Through History event series, you may have noticed the abundant…

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Collections Carousel – Colored Casual Hanky from Lik-Nu Cleaners of Little Falls, Circa 1960

This popular 1950s-era giveaway might not attract quite as much attention today as it did when it was new but it’s still cool. Dress codes…

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Brick by Brick: Building Community Development Through History, hosted by the Morrison County Historical Society, 2021.

Brick by Brick: Building Community Development Through History Series

(LITTLE FALLS, MN – March 4, 2021) How do contractors know what a historic building used to look like when they are restoring the façade?…

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Collections Carousel – Colleen: An Irish Love Song

February’s extended cold streak in Minnesota had us desperately searching the museum collections for signs of spring. With high temperatures hovering in the low teens…

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Scholastic and Art Papers from the Hennepin Paper Company of Little Falls, MCHS Collections #2001.28.2.A.

Collections Carousel – Scholastic and Art Papers from the Hennepin Paper Company of Little Falls

Tired of zooming? Feeling the impact of virtual fatigue? Longing for in-person work meetings, pen and paper? Look no further than this packet of Scholastic…

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Key Chain and Coin/Token Holder (front) from Lyle Nelson’s Sinclair Service Station in Randall, Minnesota, circa 1975. Morrison County Historical Society collections, 2018.50.2.

Collections Carousel – Key Chain & Coin Holder from Sinclair Service Station in Randall, Minnesota

Ever wonder if key chains will become a thing of the past? Will we eventually move completely away from three-dimensional entry and locking mechanisms to…

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Framed Novelty (front) from Frank Kammermeyer, Bulk Agent, of Pierz, Minnesota, 1959. Morrison County Historical Society collections, #2013.6.2.

Collections Carousel – Framed Novelty from Frank Kammermeyer, Bulk Agent in Pierz, Minnesota

This 3-in-one freebie – calendar, thermometer, pictures…everything needed to grace an office or home space – is meant to convey a message of providing for…

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One-Cent United States Coin Token (front) from Larson Oil Company of Little Falls, Minnesota, 1946. Morrison County Historical Society collections, #2016.60.1.

Collections Carousel – Coin Token from Larson Oil Company of Little Falls, Minnesota

KEEP ME AND NEVER GO BROKE. Who could resist a statement like that? This one-cent United States coin token was a clever way for the…

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