Category Archives: Alan Woolworth

A Tribute to Alan R. Woolworth

On Wednesday, August 13, 2014 we lost a dear friend, colleague, and mentor with the passing of Alan R. Woolworth, who would have been 90 years old on August 19. A public memorial service will be held Saturday, August 30 … Continue reading

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A New Twist in the Beam Story

Pillsbury Hall, the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, where the beam lay in state for its last decade at the U of M. Between 1881 and the completion of Pillsbury Hall in 1907, the beam was collected among the University’s geological … Continue reading

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The Book Launch Party, Part 2

In which I continue the story of the book launch party begun in Part 1. The next section of my remarks are a tribute to one of my mentors, to whom we dedicated the book: Alan Woolworth. Alan Woolworth, who … Continue reading

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The Pond Dakota Heritage Society Invites You…

The 1856 Gideon Pond House, Bloomington, MN. Home base for the Pond Dakota Heritage Society. A few of you have asked how to connect with other people interested in the shared history of Dakota and non-Native people in Minnesota. The … Continue reading

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Reading Through Dakota Eyes: Woolworth Interview

An interview with Alan Woolworth on the development of ¬†Through Dakota Eyes:¬†Narrative Accounts of the Minnesota Dakota War of 1862, edited by Gary Clayton Anderson and Alan R. Woolworth (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1988). In February, 2012, Alan re-read our … Continue reading

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