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December 21, 2006

A Mighty Fortress Far from Lake Wobegon

An exhibit from the U’s Immigration History Research Center – “A Mighty Fortress Far from Lake Wobegon? – takes visitors into 16 Lutheran congregations, and through photographs, audiovisual recordings and hymnals, shows that Minnesotans are more than just white and Scandinavian. University student Allison Adrian, who created the exhibit with renowned photographer Wing Young Huie, says the exhibit grew out of her interest in perceptions of who Minnesotans are and how the make-up of our state has changed.

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