Hjalmar Otto Peterson papers, 1930-1954.

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Hjalmar Otto Peterson papers, 1930-1954.

Articles, clippings, correspondence, and published materials relating to Peterson's activities as a local worker in the Farmer-Labor party and the National Nonpartisan League in Washington County (Minn.), and to his interest in promoting Stillwater (Minn.) "Lumberjack Days" (1934-1940). Included are his columns for Stillwater newspapers with comments on state and national politics, world affairs, and St. Croix Valley news and history.

0.75 cu. ft. (2 boxes).

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