New contribution to Minnesota Reflections: Kanabec County Historical Society

First quota of men drafted for World War I service, Mora, Minnesota

The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce an additional contribution to the Kanabec County Historical Society's colleciton in Minnesota Reflections. This new contribution increases the Kanabec County Historical Society's collection by more than 30%. Included in their recent project are images of agriculture, Kanabec County's contribution to the World War I war effort, and county and city government. Also included are images of logging along the Ann River as well as images of sawmills and lumber operations in Mora, Minnesota. 

The Kanabec County Historical Society, located in Mora, Minnesota, preserves and maintains the history of our county. We collect three-dimensional objects, photographs, newspapers, birth, death, and marriage records. Together these collections record the stories of our citizens. The items contributed by the Kanabec County Historical Society to the Minnesota Digital Library depict life in east central Minnesota. 

View the entire collection here. 

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Greta Bahnemann

Greta is the Metadata Librarian for the Minnesota Digital Library where she is responsible for implementing current metadata standards and best practices for the Minnesota Digital Library’s primary project, Minnesota Reflections, a digital collection of more than 274,000 images, maps and documents.

Before starting at the Minnesota Digital Library in June 2010, Greta worked as a complex original cataloger at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Greta holds a B.A. in History from the University of Minnesota, Morris; a M.A. from the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture; and a M.L.I.S. from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.