Tag Archives: museum collection

Mystery Shoes

This past week we┬áreceived a research request from a gentleman in Japan. He is a vintage shoe collector and recently acquired a pair of shoes made by the Florsheim Shoe Company. The shoes came from an e-bay seller in Rochester, … Continue reading

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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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