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New contribution to Minnesota Reflections: Kanabec County Historical Society


Home Economics Club, Mora, Minnesota

The Minnesota Digital Libray is pleased to share new images from the growing Kanabec County Historical Society's collection. Their new contribution focuses on the activities at the various Kanabec County schools, including sport teams such as the basketball teams and baseball teams. Many of these images document the changing look of athletic uniforms and equipment. There are also images of school clubs, including the Home Economics club. 

The Kanabec County Historical Society, located in Mora, Minnesota, preserves and maintains the history of Kanabec county. The Kanabec County Historical Society collects three-dimensional objects, photographs, newspapers, birth, death, and marriage records. Together these collections record the stories of county citizens. The items contributed by the Kanabec County Historical Society to the Minnesota Digital Library depict life in east central Minnesota. The Kanabec County Historical Society facility is open year-round and is located on 37 acres bordering the Snake River.

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.