Tag Archives: Minnesota

Mother at the Old Farm

The polka dot dress!  I think of this as the archetypal dress of the 1930s, when polka dots were everywhere.  This particular outfit has some fancy details.  The dress itself appears to have a halter strap around the neck—or is … Continue reading

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Minnesota Reunion, 1921

How I love people who annotate their photographs!  This one shows a family reunion in Nevis, Minnesota, in the northern part of the state. There is a long list of names on the back, including the Hayworths, Babbs, Ballards, Smiths, … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Party in Minnesota, 1937

Put on your silly party hats for New Year’s Eve! At this event in Minnesota, the women got paper crowns and the men somewhat squished looking top hats. Maybe that’s why they are laughing, or is it singing? The only … Continue reading

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