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New contribution to Minnesota Reflections: St. Cloud State University - World War I addition


The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce a new addition to the St. Cloud State University's collection in Minnesota Reflections. This addition is the 1920 book "Renville County in the World War" which commemorates the service of Renville County during World War I. Portraits of the men and women who served are included with a brief summary of their personal history and service to the country during the first World War. In addition, the book also highlights the local activities in Renville County which supported the war effort,  including the Red Cross, Safety Commission, Knights of Columbus, Draft Board, and Victory Liberty Loan. The book also includes a summary of the terms imposed by the "Treaty of Peace." 

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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.