On October 26 at 1:30 pm the Roseau County Historical Society and Museum presents Jane Skinner Peck in: Votes for Women, Ja! a one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture tracing the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter Jane Peck is a choreographer, historian, writer, and professor. Her own female Norwegian […]
A Century of Civic Engagement: The League of Women Voters Minnesota The Minnesota Legislature finally voted YES on September 8, 1919, to ratify the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, granting women the right to vote and ending the 72-year struggle for woman suffrage. But as distinguished Minnesota suffragist Clara Ueland said that day, “Today […]
Traveling exhibit: A Century Of Civic Engagement: League Of Women Voters Minnesota. To celebrate the 19th Amendment’s centennial year, LWV Minnesota is created a traveling exhibit to recognize the organization’s mission and history over the past century. Exhibit visitors will discover that: “Growing from the deep roots of the suffrage movement in the 19th century, […]
Coming of age in a decade swirling in political turmoil and revolutionary social changes, some Minnesota teens actively carved out their identities while others were far less intentional. Pivotal events were emotionally “far away” for one and ground shaking close for another. Normal life, everything from dates and 4H to American Bandstand, shared the calendar […]
Explore the fascinating people and places of Minnesota’s first global business in “Fur Trade in Minnesota,” a new traveling exhibit from the Minnesota History Center opening February 12 at the Roseau County Museum in the Roseau City Center.