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1 Blegen, Theodore C. Grass Roots History.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, (1947). First Edition. 
Octavo, red illus. cloth (hardcover), x, 266 pp. Very Good, with rubbed spine and former-owner signature. Contents: Inverted Provincialism; Literature of the Unlettered; These Are American Folk: Singing Immigrants, The America Book, Immigrant Marthas, Pioneer Folkways, Halfway House; And This is an American Region: The Fashionable Tour, Word Hunters, Attic Inventory, Everyday Llife as Advertised, On the Stir!, Frontier Bookshelves, They Came They Saw They Recorded, From Cottage to Clinic, I Move Among Men; A Widening Province: A Bid for Cooperation. 
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2 Jones, Walter Benton. Treetops: Biography of Constance Swenson Jones, 1895 - 1969.
Published by the Author, [ca. 1970]. 
Octavo, brown cloth, (hardcover), gilt letters, xiv, 231 pp. Near-Fine, with light foxing (age darkening) to endpapers, in a like dust jacket. ̉This is the biography of an exceptional woman. In describing her childhood as a daughter of a Lutheran minister of Norwegian-American background, she tells how she early learned to love her maker...But one will fide no narrow sectarianism in this warm, human life story of a woman who sought only to pass on to others the lessons hse had learned as she matured. She became a devoted wife and mother, church worker, teacher, counselor, psychologist, and participant in community affairs. She was a loyal Ole of her undergraduate college, St. Olaf, at Northfield, Minnesota. 
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3 Pimley, A. E. Forestry in Minnesota: Forest Fire Protection.
St. Paul: State of Minnesota, Department of Conservation, 1937. 
Octavo, stapled wrappers, 17 pp. Very Good+, with light soiling and foxing (age darkening) to wrappers. 
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4 Webb, Val. Rochester Sketchbook. Drawings and Text by Val Webb.
Published by the Author, (1976). Second Printing. 
Signed by the Author on title page. Oblong quarto, light green illustrated cloth (hardcover), illustrated endpapers, 57 pp. Fine, in a Good dust jacket with edgewear that includes chipping and foxing (age darkened spotting). Contents: Rochester, Minnesota; Rochester Beginning; Dr. W. W. Mayo's Le Sueur Home; Father and Sons; St. Mary's Hospital; The 1914 Plummer Buildilng; The 1928 Plummer Building; The Mayo Building; The Methodist Hospital; The Guggenheim and Hilton Buildlings; The Mayo Medical School Student Center; Mayo Foundation House; Mayowood; Mayowood Farm Buildings; Plummer House; The Kahler Hotel; International Business Machines; Calvary Episcopal Church; Rochester State Hospital; Assissi Heights; Heritage House; Rochester's Farming Heritage; The Railway; Silver Lake, home of the Canadian geese; Mayo Park -- Cultural Center; Rochester High Schools; The Olmsted County Historical Society; Rochester's Airport. 
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5 Webb, Val. Rochester Sketchbook. Drawings and Text by Val Webb. [Minnesota].
Published by the Author, (1976). Second Printing. 
Signed by the Author. Royal oblong octavo, green illus. cloth (hardcover), illus. endpapers, 57 pp. Near-Fine, in a Good dust jacket with soiling and edgewear. Contents include: Rochester, Minnesota; Rochester Beginning; Dr. W. W. Mayo's Le Sueur Home; Father and Sons; St. Mary's Hospital; THe 1914 Plummer Building; The 1928 Plummer Building; THe Mayo Building; The Methodist Hospital; The Guggenheim and Hilton Buildings; The Mayo Medical School Student Center; Mayo Foundation House; Mayowood; Mayowood Farm Buildings; Plummer House; The Kahler Hotel; International Business Machines; Calvary Episcopal Church; Rochester State Hospital; Assissi Heights; Heritage House; Rochester's Farming Heritage; The Railway; Silver Lake, home of the Canadian gees; Mayo Park -- Cultural Center; Rochester High School; The Olmsted County Historical Society; Rochester's Airport. 
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