History

HumanToo

Mapping Urban Art

“I didn’t realize that I would have an understanding of an archive as having a role in changing society.”

  • 08/25/2020
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Narratives for the Future

Do you understand that your quality of life and your survival are tied to how authentic and generous the connections are between you and the people and place you live with and in?
— adrienne maree brown, “Emergent Strategy”

  • 08/25/2020

Compassion in Challenging Times: Etty Hillesum and Us

In a day and age when compassion and community can seem in short supply, we turn to Etty Hillesum (1914-1943).

  • 04/14/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/05/2020

Votes for Women, Ja!

This one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture traces the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter

  • 04/04/2020
sheila oconnor CP

An Unknown Origin Story

On a January day in 2001, my mother and I sat together in the Gale Family Library at the Minnesota

  • 12/23/2019
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When your grandmother is hidden: Duchess Harris reveals her grandmother’s hidden history at NASA

In 2011, my mother Miriam Mann Harris was approached by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide an

  • 03/01/2017

‘African-American history is American history’

“Just from interviewing my own family, I knew African-American culture had been around for generations, but you wouldn’t know it from what we’re taught in our schools.”

  • 07/02/2012

International Women’s Day timeline

100 years of history March 8, 1857:Hundreds of New York City women took 
to the streets to protest 
inhumane working

  • 03/02/2011

25 Year Timeline

Aretha, Xena, Janet Reno & more … 25 years of women’s work, 1985 to today

  • 04/02/2010