Fun Finds in the NHC: New Additions to the Collaborative

The Collaborative has been busy transcribing, interpreting, and uploading a number of documents in the last few months. We’re excited to share some of these new additions with you! First National Bank of Northfield collection: Excerpts from the first minutes book of the First National Bank. This selection includes digitized records relating to the failed James-Younger Gang bank raid of 1876. You can see when the bank directors decided to get a burglar proof safe with a time lock, how much was left in the bank after the raid attempt, and...

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Fun Finds in the NHC: Christdala’s Young People’s Society and Luther League

To finish off our month-long exploration of the Northfield History Collaborative’s fascinating offerings, here is a blog post written by Caroline Priore, NHC transcription intern. It features two new additions to the Collaborative from our partner, the Christdala Church Preservation and Cemetery Association: minute books from Christdala’s Young People’s Society and Luther League. In the early twentieth century, the Christdala Swedish Lutheran Church maintained a strong core of young people through the vibrant presence of its Young...

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