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Mimi Nachman Mimi Nachman, one of the volunteers who wrote researched and wrote for the Burnsville 76 A Community History.
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Burnsville Historical Society "Club House" 2017 photoLocated behind the "The 190 River Ridge Building" in Burnsville is a garage with office space above. The Burnsville Historical Society's goal at this time is not to have a museum, but create the BEST online Historical Society site. From this space the board of directors and volunteers meet to plan and accomplish these projects. The primary emphasis in 2016 -2017 is scanning Burnsville Current Newspapers, photos of people, places and events and clippings that preserve the stories of Burnsville and the surrounding area.
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Burnsville Historical Society "Club House" 2017 photoLocated behind the "The 190 River Ridge Building" in Burnsville is a garage with office space above. The Burnsville Historical Society's goal at this time is not to have a museum, but create the BEST online Historical Society site. From this space the board of directors and volunteers meet to plan and accomplish these projects. The primary emphasis in 2016 -2017 is scanning Burnsville Current Newspapers, photos of people, places and events and clippings that preserve the stories of Burnsville and the surrounding area.
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Eldon Kohls 2017A life long Burnsville resident and long time historical Society volunteer, Eldon Kohls views the 2017 Historical Society exhibit at the Ames Center.
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Burnsville Historical Society "Club House"Located behind the "The 190 River Ridge Building" in Burnsville is a garage with office space above. The Burnsville Historical Society's goal at this time is not to have a museum, but create the BEST online Historical Society site. From this space the board of directors and volunteers meet to plan and accomplish these projects. The primary emphasis in 2016 -2017 is scanning Burnsville Current Newspapers, photos of people, places and events and clippings that preserve the stories of Burnsville and the surrounding area.
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Godan Nambudiripad Burnsville Historical SocietyGodan, one of the volunteers of the Burnsville Historical Society holds the initial mock-up for the photo exhibit taking place at the Ames Center October 5 - November 16. The exhibition titled "We are doing the digital thing" ties into the Society's updated website of over 5000 photos.
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Mary Pat Kelleher 2017Born and raised in Burnsville, Mary Pat is an active volunteer with the Burnsville Historical Society including her selection of photos, scanning newspapers and other materials for the exhibit and Society's website.
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Jeff Jerde 2017Historical Society volunteer and president (2017) at the opening reception of the Society's photo exhibit at the Ames Center.
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Burnsville Historical Society 2017 ExhibitJack Kennelly, one of the volunteers involved with the set-up of the "Burnsville Historical Society Doing the Digital Thing", stands next to a photo of his grandparents (Walter and Rose Kennelly) wedding in 1898 and 50th Wedding Celebration 1948. The MInneapolis and other newspapers found it newsworthy that they and their entire wedding party were alive for the celebration. Also that same month Thomas and Elizabeth Kennelly and John and Bridget Slater (also married in 1898) celebrated their 50th.
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Julie Schmit Suarez 2017 Historical Society VolunteerJulie Schmit Suarez, a Historical Society volunteer was involved with finding and selecting photos for the 2017 Ames Exhibit.
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Kevin Swanson 2017Historical Society Board member and volunteer Kevin Swanson, a life long resident of Burnsville. He grew up on a farm near Crystal Lake.
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Len Nachman shares Burnsville History 2011March 12, 2011 -Star Tribune.
Len Nachman told stories to fellow Burnsville
resident Dawn Ridgway as they paged through
two history books about the community. Nachman
and his wife, Mimi, contributed to both books.
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Len Nachman shares Burnsville history 2014 with studentsBurnsville High School juniors Joe Davidson, center, and Bryan Soto interviewed Burnsville Historical Society President Len Nachman May 15. The students are in an Advanced Placement U.S. history class taught by Kristina Aars, who is having her students compile oral histories in commemoration of Burnsville’s 50th anniversary. The interview was conducted in the Ames Center gallery, where the historical society has an exhibit that runs through June 15, 2014. (Photo by John Gessner)
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Mary Pat Kelleher and Jeff Jerde 2017Mary Pat Kelleher and Jefff Jerde at the October 5, 2017 opening "The Burnsville Historical Society is doing the digital thing".
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Pat Jerde 2017Historical Society volunteer who was designer of the layout of the 2017 Historical Society exhibit at the Ames Center.
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Peter Jerde 2017One of the Historical Society's volunteers often assisting with internet and online opportunities.
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Two pioneer families meet up 2017Mary Lannon - daughter of Josephine and Leo Lannon and Jack Kennelly grew up neighboring farmland. While back visiting Burnsville they hooked up to look at old Lannon and Burnsville photos and the last published Burnsville History book. She also provided new "old" photos for the online collection.
 
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