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Great Depression

Gene Carr

WWII Veteran Who Fought in the Battle of the Bulge

Born: KS, United States
Heritage: European American

Bob Jorvig

Ski Instructor and WWII & Korean War Veteran

Born: Owatonna, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Linda Kosloski

Lebanese American Growing Up During the Great Depression

Born: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Heritage: Lebanese

Ken Novak

Korean War Veteran, Basketball Coach and Collector

Born: Crosby-Ironton, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Carl Frederick Peterson

Businessman and Son of Swedish RCA Recording Artist

Born: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Heritage: Swedish

Jo-Anne Student

Long-time Columbia Heights Resident and Community Volunteer

Born: Minneapolis, MN, United States
Heritage: European American

Grace Wiggen

Born: Wahpeton, ND, United States
Heritage: European American

Marie Wittenberg

Lifelong Eden Prairie Resident and Pioneer Days Historian

Born: Eden Prairie, MN, United States
Heritage: Irish/German

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Testimonials

My heartfelt thanks to Larry Long and all the voices from which our history continues to generate encouragement, enthusiasm and wisdom.

Arlo Guthrie, Songwriter, Son of Woody Guthrie

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News & Events

Community Celebration of Place is partnering with Little Free Library on Saturday, May 21, in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the first-ever Little Free Library Festival.

Join highly acclaimed author Kent Nerburn and Larry Long, Executive Director of Community Celebration of Palce for an evening of songs, stories and music.

During 2016, it is a primary program of Community Celebration of Place to transfer their collection into archives that will be open to the public for generations to come.

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