A Look Back

Each week, we post a new video discussing Rice and Steele county history, presented by the Rice and Steele County Historical Societies. Join us each Sunday as we take A Look Back and learn how Rice and Steele counties have evolved.

A Look Back: Rosemaling, Steele County
Dan Moeckly shares some pieces from the Steele County Historical Society’s rosemaling collection in the Dunnell House.
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A Look Back: Great Thanksgiving Listen Project, Rice County
Sue Garwood explains the Great Thanksgiving Listen project from the Library of Congress, which encourages family members to gather oral family histories during holiday get-togethers.
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A Look Back: Festal Pumpkin, Steele County
Joanne Giga discusses Marian Biersdorf’s connection to Festal Pumpkin, canned by the Owatonna Canning Co. A display is part of the Steele County Historical Society’s Coming of Age 1968 exhibit.
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A Look Back: Veterans Day, Rice County
We get a look at the Rice County Historical Society’s World War I and World War II collections, and learn how Veterans Day came to be.
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A Look Back: World War I Collection, Rice County
Sue Garwood, executive director of the Rice County Historical Society, presents an overview of the museum’s World War I collection, and invites researchers and the community to explore the contents of the archives.
 
 
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A Look Back: Fur-Trade Era Tools, Steele County
Gregg Nelson with the Steele County Historical Society shares a few iron artifacts from the fur-trade era, including knives, a trade ax and some jewelry.
 
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A Look Back: Fleckenstein Brewing Co., Rice County
Sue Garwood, executive director of the Rice County Historical Society, takes us back to the beginning of Faribault’s Fleckenstein Brewing Co.
 
 
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A Look Back: Favorite Paleo Finds, Steele County
Gregg Nelson and Russ Krebsbach with the Steele County Historical Society share a few of their favorite artifact finds and explain the importance of cataloging the details of each piece.
 
 
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A Look Back: James-Younger Gang, Part 2, Rice County
Sue Garwood, director of the Rice County Historical Society, tells us about some of the museum’s artifacts from the James-Younger Gang raid on Northfield’s First National Bank in 1876.
 
 
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