The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and makes available a wide range of materials chronicling Minnesota's history and culture. The goals of the Collections Department are to collect and preserve; provide access and interpretation; and engage in education and outreach. This blog is a tool to share these stories and let people know what is happening in the department.
Happy Birthday Vice President Mondale!
Happy birthday to Walter Mondale! Today is his 93rd birthday.
Former Minnesota Attorney General, Senator, Vice-President, and Ambassador, he has spent most of his life in public service. We are happy to have and provide access to his papers: take a look! https://www.mnhs.org/mondale
This photo shows Hubert H. Humphrey with Walter Mondale at a surprise party celebrating Mondale's thirty-ninth birthday in 1967.