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Where the wild rice grows : a sesquicentennial portrait of Menomonie, 1846-1996

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Lynch, Larry; Russel, John M., Editor
Where the wild rice grows : a sesquicentennial portrait of Menomonie, 1846-1996
Menomonie Sesquicentennial Commission, 1996
xiii, 252 p. : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm

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Contents

[Cover] Where the wild rice grows

[Title page] Where the wild rice grows: a sesquicentennial portrait of Menomonie, pp. [i]-[ii]

[Dedication], pp. iii-[iv]

[Contents] Table of contents, pp. v-viii

Acknowledgments, pp. ix-[x]

Preface, pp. xi-xiii ff.

The land and the people, p. [1]

1. At the edge of the tension zone, pp. [2]-5

2. An ancient sea, pp. 6-9

3. People of the valley from the ice age to 1839, pp. [10]-[38]

Chronology, 9500 B.C. to 1871, pp. 39-[44]

It was a company town, p. [45]

4. The lumber barons of the Red Cedar Valley, pp. [46]-66

Chronology, 1872 to 1900, pp. 67-72

It grew like topsy, p. [73]

5. A city called Menomonie, pp. [74]-[81]

6. Keeping the peace, pp. [82]-[89]

7. Fire!, pp. [90]-[94]

Chronology, 1901 to 1945, pp. 95-[99]

8. Getting from one place to another, pp. [100]-105

9. Early industries and commerce, pp. [106]-117

10. Inventors and innovators, pp. 118-[128]

Chronology, 1946-1996, pp. 129-131

11. Cultural life and entertainment, pp. [132]-145

12. A fresh vision of education, pp. 146-167

13. Fit to print, pp. [168]-[175]

14. Going off to war, pp. [176]-189

15. From folk remedies to modern hospitals, pp. 190-[197]

16. For the fun of it, pp. [198]-201

Epilogue, pp. 202-204

Appendices, pp. [205]-[206]

Appendix A: Menomonie mayors, pp. 207-[208]

Appendix B: church histories, pp. 209-[226]

Appendix C: Menomonie industries, pp. 227-[232]

Appendix D: organizations, pp. 233-[234]

Illustration credits, pp. 235-[238]

Bibliography, pp. 239-242

Index, pp. 243-251 ff.

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