Reception gown, Jane E. Turner, New York, 1877. Two-piece dress of claret-colored velvet and taffeta with bustle and train. Self-covered buttons at center front with detail embroidery. Asymmetrically trimmed with draped swags, knotted cotton fringe and self-fabric bows. Hand- and machine-sewn. Miss Turner charged the client $128.33 for the dress, which she wore at a White House reception. Minnesota Historical Society
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https://flic.kr/p/JLLavX | People’s Press Bumper Sticker | A rectangular bumper sticker produced by North Star People's Press of Minneapolis, Minnesota, during the Co-op Wars, circa 1975. See this Wikipedia page for more information about the Co-Op wars. For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this sticker in our collections database. Featured on the Minnesota Historical Society's Collections Up Close blog on July 13, 2016.
Cover image of "Ten Plants that Changed Minnesota" (Minnesota Historical Society Press, $29.95) by Mary Hockenbery Meyer and Susan Davis Price. The book was published March 1, 2017. (Courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society)