Tag Archives: A-Z

Z is for Zither

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. We have finally come to the end of the alphabet with a Zither. Also called “Mandolin Guitar-Harp.” … Continue reading

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Y is for Yarn

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week we are inviting you to a YARN event! Thursday, January 30 from 7-9, we will … Continue reading

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X is for X-Ray

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. Today’s item is a Ritter Model A Dental X-Ray. It was developed in 1920 and manufactured until … Continue reading

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W is for WPA Doll

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. Today’s featured item is another of my favorites – the WPA Doll. It was made by the … Continue reading

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V is for Violin

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. Today’s post features Pope County Violin Maker Tollef Erickson, who lived in Cyrus, Minnesota (and later Glenwood) … Continue reading

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U is for Uniform

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Periodically, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. We have MANY uniforms in our collection: military, firefighter, railroad, even pastor’s vestments, but this week I … Continue reading

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J is for J.F. Skinner’s Doctor Bag

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week’s item is a Doctor’s bag of medicine used by Dr. John F. Skinner of … Continue reading

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I is for Indian War of 1862

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. Next week is the 150th anniversary of the start of the Dakota War.¬† There were only … Continue reading

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H is for Horseshoe

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week’s item is a horseshoe. This horseshoe cushioned in rubber was clamped on the horse’s … Continue reading

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G is for General Store

Pope County Museum A-Z is a continuing feature of our blog. Each week, I will highlight an item or items from our Museum collection. This week’s item is a General Store¬† – most specifically the Fremad Association. The General Store … Continue reading

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