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Civil Rights & Democracy in a Police State

Civil Rights & Democracy in a Police State
September 20, 2010
Documentary and Related

Ed Garvey recounts events from 1961 and 1968, a period of time when democracy had taken a back seat to politics, prejudice, and fear. He talks about SNCC, Segregation, Fighting for Civil and Human Rights, …Read/View More

Miss Micky

Miss Micky
October 26, 2009
Award Winning

Audence Award Winner at 2008 MNHS Film Project. Micky Axton is “Miss Micky”… Drawn to flying during the barnstorming 20′s she was one of the first women to become a test pilot during World War …Read/View More

Eighteen in Sixty-Eight

Eighteen in Sixty-Eight
September 28, 2009
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A perspective on 1968 from an eligible for the draft 18 year old graduating from high school and going on to college during the Vietnam war. It was a year marked by fear and violence …Read/View More

Greatest Generation Films 2008

Greatest Generation Films 2008
September 1, 2008
Documentary and Related

Films produced for 2008 Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) Greatest Generation Film Project. Above: Micky Axton "Miss Micky" was one of the first three women to become test pilots in World War II. She was drawn …Read/View More

Collections & Reflections

Collections & Reflections
October 30, 2007
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Reflecting on WWII through uniform collection of Kurt Barickman and memories from veterans in Albert Lea Minnesota. Originally produced for MNHS Greatest Generation Film Project. Public Domain Photos from archive.gov and Veterans Service Albert Lea. …Read/View More

The Best of Hard Times

The Best of Hard Times
October 13, 2006
Award Winning

Best Depiction of the Era Award winner at 2007 MNHS film project… A short documentary on growing up during the 1930's depression as part of the Greatest Generation Film Project produced for the Minnesota Historical …Read/View More