THE FLENSBURG FILES: TRAVELS AND EXPERIENCES GATHERED OF A FORMER MINNESOTAN In School in Germany: Immigration
Heres a question for all teachers in the German school system and social studies/ history teachers in the American schools: How much do you teach your pupils about the history of immigrants- in part... Posted on 4/8/14 at 2:30 PM
THE PERIPHERY Interviewing a Special Woman in the "Real" Village
A few weeks ago I wrote an article about life here in my village, Magulilwa. Soon after, I got an email of my school founder, and native Magulilwan, Evaristo Sanga.
You wrote about the new part of M... Posted on 4/6/14 at 6:47 AM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX When Orthodox Were Told to Become Episcopalians:
One of the Orthodox responses against ecumenical relations that one hears now and again may be that "all of church history" or "all of the tradition" weighs against joint "non-sacramental" services (e... Posted on 3/17/14 at 12:17 AM
THE ARTS CENTER: CULTURE BUILDS COMMUNITY Get Your Beads Out for Thursday's Opening
I love theme exhibits and I love searching to find some kind of exhibit themed garment to wear to the exhibit opening. Thursday's opening ofDancing Dazzling Beads will be a fun challenge. We invite ... Posted on 3/5/14 at 12:29 PM
GRAND FORKS - It’s not big in the history books and it doesn’t get talked about at gatherings of World War II veterans. But on a wintry day in the final year of the war, Imperial Japan attacked North Dakota.
Woman served on one of two hospital ships in the harbor the morning of the attack
GRAND FORKS - At 26, Agnes Shurr was a nurse aboard a hospital ship at anchor on a bright, calm morning.
“It was a Sunday, and we could sleep in,” she said. “We were anchored out in the stream, away from the docks. Sunday was our day off, and I was sleeping.”
Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co.
, December 06, 2011
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County History Lecture Series continues at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Ave. N., in Moorhead, with Terry Shoptaugh, professor of history and university archivist at Minnesota State University Moorhead.
William Garroway Moorhead, for whom the city of Moorhead is named, was born July 7, 1811, at Moorhead’s Ferry on the Susquehanna River,
22 miles north of Harrisburg, Pa. He was one of four sons and three daughters born to Irish immigrant parents who came to America in 1798.
In her book, “97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement,” author Jane Ziegelman tells the story of families in a single apartment building in New York between 1863 and 1935.
Half of full-time positions open after back-to-back firing, resignation
Four days after the executive director of Bonanzaville was fired, the West Fargo historical village’s facilities manager resigned.
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