Minnesota in Our Time

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-06-01
  • Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Pr
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In 120 black-and-white images, Minnesota in Our Time: A Photographic Portrait showcases the work of twelve talented photographers who sought to capture the essence of the state and its people at the threshold of the new millennium. Like the Farm Security Administration photographers of the Depression era, these men and women document the details of life in this time and the transformations now taking place in this state.
This work is a product of the Minnesota 2000 Photo Documentation Project, a three-year effort that has also produced an archival collection of 360 images and a museum exhibition. The project's wealth of images provides a multifaceted look at lives and landscapes in Minnesota, focusing on common experiences and themes among a diverse population of individuals.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xv
Introductionp. 3
The Photographs
Urban Indiansp. 11
By the Lakesp. 23
Telecommunications Workersp. 35
Along the Minnesota Riverp. 47
Raising and Educating Childrenp. 59
Snowbirdsp. 71
Visiting State Parksp. 83
Small-Town Diversityp. 95
Independent Businessesp. 107
Main Streetp. 119
Industrial Laborp. 131
Teenagersp. 143
Notes on the Photographsp. 155
The Photographersp. 169
Subject Specialistsp. 175
Acknowledgmentsp. 177
List of Negative Numbersp. 179
Index of Locations Photographedp. 180
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