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100 Years of History and Fashion


Fashion cannot be removed from its historical context. Clothing is lived in, literally; it is made functional and meaningful through it production and use. How did historical events, new technologies, and shifting cultural values affect fashion? What materials were available, what was acceptable, and how were materials and information were disseminated?


  • Clothing donated or loaned by Stevens County residents
  • Dress up area for kids
  • Related programs throughout the year
  • Blog posts exploring other aspects of how history and fashion are connected

The Past, Present, and Future of the Morris Theatre

The Stevens County Historical Museum, University of Minnesota, Morris, and the Morris Theatre Co-op have come together to create an exhibit looking at the place of the Morris Theatre in our community.  The exhibit opens mid-November and includes video, historic photos, artifacts, and more.  A reception will be held November 28th, 6:00-8:00 pm.

UMM students have created 3 short videos about the past, present, and future roles of the theatre. The Morris Theatre Co-op has loaned a variety of objects, from film reels to an early cash register.



Men and Women of the Land, Hall of Honor


This is a video exhibit about people that were nominated by their friends and families. We have space for 50 nominees and have 45 of them taken. We have also completed 25 videos. These videos are about 15 minutes each and they are a short biography of each person. You do not need to know the person specifically to enjoy the videos!

To learn more about the Hall of Honor, CLICK HERE!

CLICK HERE to view the completed videos on our YouTube Channel



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