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Voices From Minnesota: Short Biographies From Thirty-two Senior Citizens

Abraham, Jerry

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ISBN 10: 1930374135 / ISBN 13: 9781930374133
Published by DeForest Press, Elk River, Minnesota, 2004
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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"VOICES FROM MINNESOTA is a compelling compilation of personal stories that testifies to the adaptability of the human spirit in the face of opportunity and adversity. These stories are about ordinary people whose personal and collective lives have contributed to making Minnesota the unique social, political and cultural landscape that it has become." {David V. Taylor}. This book has 379 pages and is illustrated. Bookseller Inventory # 056361

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Title: Voices From Minnesota: Short Biographies ...

Publisher: DeForest Press, Elk River, Minnesota

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Pictorial Softcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Printing

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It was not just leaders like Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King who shaped the country. It was not just state leaders like Alexander Ramsey, Floyd B. Olson, and Hubert Humphrey who shaped the state of Minnesota. It was also the cumulative efforts of the many so-called "average citizens."

Voices From Minnesota is a collection of thirty-two short biographies of Minnesota senior citizens as varied and unpredictable as life itself. From potato farmers, candy makers, world-class horseshoe throwers, pigeon racers, furriers and roller derby professionals to bankers, executives, professors and civil rights leaders, these men and woman were shaped by unique times—WWI, the stock market crash of 1929, the Great Depression, Prohibition, WWII, segregation, and technology advances from the horse and buggy to space travel. They are representative of the people that make Minnesota what it is today.

About the Author:

Jerry Abraham, a native of Minnesota, is a retired social studies teacher. His career spanned over thirty years in the Elk River School District. This book represents his continued interest in people and history. He and his wife Lois have been married since 1968 and have three grown children.

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