In 1974, David Fantle and Tom Johnson were St. Paul middle school students when they fell in love with classic Hollywood films. And just four years later, they were flying to California to meet two of those stars—a journey that would lead to hundreds of interviews and a book. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
When George Morrison was ten, he was living away from his Chippewa (Ojibwe) community in Minnesota’s Arrowhead, convalescing in a children’s hospital and working on his art. That child would become one of America’s great post-war abstract artists. Here’s Britt Aamodt.
1958 – Charles Chamblis, a World War II vet and artist, moved to Minneapolis with his family and with a camera. For the next thirty years, he would document the African-American community he saw all around him, small and big moments, and in so doing capture history. Here’s Britt Aamodt.