Differentiates between three early types of photographs and printing methods, then gives valuable suggestions in caring for both old photographs and modern prints.
Several members of this immigrant Swedish family followed the construction trade in the Mankato area, erecting many business, school and public office buildings. They also were active in community affairs, and some of their descendents continue in the economic and cultural life of the area.
Based on the author’s History of Blue Earth County, traces the grist mill from 1866-1872 and its part in wheat becoming the principal regional industry. Also focuses on the bridge built at the site of the mill in 1911, and the special three-car railroad train at its dedication. Finally, in 1960, the old single lane concrete bridge began to cave in and was replaced.
Follows the various homes of the teacher training institution from 1868 to 1988 when the final structure, now on the National register, became a retirement community.
Focuses on a Mankato park that flourished at the junction of Willard and Fulton streets in 1908.
Follows the first of the name to settle in Mankato, and the later importance of family members to area business.
A brief summary of events leading up to the entrance of Minnesota in the conflict, then looks at local soldiers and battles in which they served.
Reprinted from a 1973 Home Magazine article, Schuster gives a complete short summary of the life and career of Mankato’s own illustrious author, whetting the reader’s interest in Hart Lovelace’s famous Betsy-Tacy books.
Seeks to clarify the distinction between the two chiefs of the 1860’s, both of whom were connected with the village of Good Thunder although one was Sioux and the other Winnebago.
Two members of this county’s family were honored at the annual Heritage Dinner in 1991. Traces their background and ancestors, and then focuses on this branch and its accomplishments.