St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks, Vol. 40, Part I, November 1912 to April 1913. Later issues of the magazine featured cover portraits of Santa Claus in the Christmas issues.

Collection Connection – St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks

St. Nicholas: An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks What did you wish for this Christmas? If you were a girl or boy living in the…

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This is a 12-gauge Rev-O-Noc double-barreled shotgun, manufactured by H.S.B. & Co. in 1896. Donated by Fred and Russell Johnson, 1957 MCHS Collections #1957-3-2

Weyerhaeuser Museum Virtual Firearms Exhibit

(LITTLE FALLS, MN – November 16, 2020) The Morrison County Historical Society (MCHS) is proud to announce a greater expansion of their virtual exhibits through…

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Hole in the Day Players nylons (right side), MCHS collections #2001.70.2 A&B.

Collections Carousel – Hole in the Day Players Nylons

Nylons. Huh? What are those? In case you aren’t familiar with the formerly ubiquitous leg covering (aka hosiery), check out this pair. These finely-woven, leg-shaped…

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Boilers, part of the Weyerhaeuser Museum's HVAC system, October 2020.

Morrison County Historical Society Raising Funds for New HVAC System

Morrison County Historical Society Raising Funds for New HVAC System Though it quietly hums in the background, barely noticed by visitors, the HVAC (heating, ventilation,…

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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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Collections Carousel – Episcopal Church Guild Crazy Quilt

  Episcopal Church Guild Crazy Quilt, 1880 (2001.59.1) Created 140 years ago by the Episcopal Church Guild, this Victorian-era silk crazy quilt is a good…

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Four WPA mattresses in the collections of the Morrison County Historical Society, 2020.

Building Mattresses, Building Connections – WPA Mattresses

The Morrison County Historical Society has taken on a writing intern this fall. While we have had numerous interns in the past who have worked…

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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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