Downtown skyline, Minneapolis (1938) via Minnesota Historical Society
Jack Clark’s Bar and Cafe sign, Minneapolis. (1977) via Minnesota Historical Society
Thirst Things First.
Casablanca Cafe & Bar, 408 Hennepin, Minneapolis. (1945) via Minnesota Historical Society
Minneapolis Miller’s baseball team players (Ted Williams is the second player from the left) hanging out in the clubhouse before a game. (1938) via Minnesota Historical Society
Looking down Third Street South to Hennepin showing old Post Office tower, Minneapolis (1906) by Minnesota Historical Society
Belfast youngsters played in front of bombed-out buildings emblazoned with the initials of the Irish Republican Army. (image scanned by me)
This picture is from a March 1974 Minneapolis Tribune Sunday Picture article about children in Belfast coming to spend the summer in Minnesota to escape the ongoing war in Northern Ireland. The article was titled “Children of violence, children of fear.”
The program is still going strong forty years later…
Saloon advertising Golden Grain Belt Beers, address unknown, Minneapolis (1919) via Minnesota Historical Society
Ugh, address unknown? I love this little bar, if I had been alive in Minneapolis in 1919, this WOULD have been my hangout. And if by chance this building is still standing, but today is a private residence or flower shop, I will make a Kickstarter campaign to buy it from the current owners, and turn it back into a bar.
This is my promise to you.
Two couples at a 1936-7 New Year’s Eve party. via Minnesota Historical Society
Yep, that’s your great-grandfather with his hand on the ass of someone who is not your great-grandmother.
Ain’t history neat?
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY!
Man in a fur coat and holding a camera looking at artworks at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in December 1937. by the Minnesota Historical Society
The White Night - Adolf Fassbender (1932)
Part of the permanent collection at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.