Ramsey County History podcast

The podcast that highlights the history of St. Paul and Ramsey County Minnesota and keeps you up to date on the work of the Ramsey County Historical Society.

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http://ramseyhistory.libsyn.com/webpage
Description
The podcast that highlights the history of St. Paul and Ramsey County Minnesota and keeps you up to date on the work of the Ramsey County Historical Society.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-07-30 03:43
last episode published
2019-05-13 02:58
publication frequency
151.34 days
Contributors
Paul Nelson owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
13
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Detail page
Categories
Society & Culture History Government & Organizations Local

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
13.05.2019

One Hundred Years of the International Institute of Minnesota

The International Institute of Minnesota opened its doors, in St. Paul, in December of 1919, to serve the needs of recent immigrants and refugees. One hundred years later the world has changed, but the International Institute is still in St. Paul, stil...
8.05.2019

Immigrants and Refugees: One Hundred Years of the International Institute of Minnesota

In December 1919 the International Institute of Minnesota opened its doors in St. Paul to serve the needs of recent immigrants. One hundred years later, and still in St. Paul, it continues pursuing the same mission.  In the spring 2019 issue of Ramsey ...
25.12.2018

Episode 12

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, Minnesota led the nation in reform and modernization of the treatment of the mentally ill. But it didn't last. Author Susan Bartlett Foote has told the story, a story at the same time inspiring and disheartening, in h...
29.05.2018

North Star: Civil War Stories

Ramsey County Historical Society and TPT (Twin Cities Public Television) have collaborated in the production of a new documentary film, North Star: Civil War Stories, about Minnesotans of African heritage who served in the Civil War. At the premiere sc...
7.04.2018

Ramsey County History Podcast, Spring 2018

No one knows more about subterranean St. Paul -- the caves beneath our feet -- than geologist and author Greg Brick. In his new book, Minnesota Caves: History and Lore, Brick describes the many caves, both natural and human-made, under St. Paul -- thei...
22.04.2017

Spring 2017

The Euro-American phase of Minnesota history begins with Fort Snelling, starting in 1820. The fort's busiest period was 1861-1865 -- the Civil War and the Dakota Conflict. All of the soldiers headed south to fight for the Union, and west to fight the D...
31.12.2016

Winter 2016

For almost a century the Ford Motor Company built vehicles in St. Paul, first on University Avenue, and from 1925 onward in Highland Park. Architect and historian Brian McMahon has now published a book telling the story of Ford in St. Paul, The Ford Ce...
30.10.2016

Who Was Harriet Bishop?

Harriet Bishop is the only well-known woman among St. Paul's early settlers. In fact, she may be the best-known of all. She was Minnesota's first schoolteacher, yes, but what else do we know about her? Minnesota's leading historian, Professor Mary Wing...
9.03.2016

Spring 2016

He was sometimes known as "mayor for life." George Latimer served as mayor of St. Paul from 1976 to 1990, the longest consecutive term in St. Paul history. A lot happened ob his watch: the Town Square and Lowertown developments, the Dutch elm plague; t...
7.04.2015

Spring 2015 Ramsey County History Podcast

For more than a century pioneer legislator Joe Rolette has been credit for preventing the Minnesota state capital from being moved from St. Paul to St. Peter. The story has been repeated countless times. But, Is it true?In this episode Minnesota histor...
6.10.2014

Fall 2014 Ramsey County History Podcast

What can an anti-Nazi writer and intellectual, exiled in the United States, do for his beloved Germany? Over 70 years ago Prince Hubertus zu Lowenstein visited St. Paul and met Hamline University student John Larson. A lifelong friendship and flood of ...
23.07.2014

Summer 2014 Ramsey County History Podcast

Edward Phelan was one of St. Paul's very first settlers. Was he also a murderer? In September 1839 the body of Phelan's cabin-mate, John Hays, was found floating in the Mississippi River. He had been beaten to death. Phelan was charged with the crime, ...
23.05.2014

Spring 2014 Ramsey County History Podcast

John Milton tells the story of how citizen opposition delayed for many years to completion of Interstate Highway 35 through St. Paul. And labor historian Peter Rachleff describes how he and his partner Beth Cleary plan to convert the closed Arlington H...