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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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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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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Screen shot of Minnesota Reflections' home page, July 2, 2020.

Morrison County Plat Books & Other Resources at MN Reflections

Each month MCHS gets an email that lets us know how many visitors viewed the resources we have on Minnesota Reflections, the collection of digitized…

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White mask on the giant "Traveler" sculpture at the Little Falls Granite Works in Little Falls, MN. In front of the Traveler, which is a human-shaped sculpture made of slabs of granite, is a sign that says, "Be Safe!" April 26, 2020.

Signs of COVID-19

Museums all over the world are aware of the historic moment the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting. While our institutions are closed and staff are working…

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Northern Pacific Railroad Depot designed by Cass Gilbert, Little Falls, MN. MCHS Collections #1981.10.1

Inventory of Northern Pacific Depot Records Now Online

Through the Morrison County Historical Society’s Legacy Grant project to install mobile shelving in the Archives at the Weyerhaeuser Museum, we had archival consultant Mike…

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