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The Polar Vortex of 1888

On January 12 of 1888 meteorological conditions combined to create a massive blizzard and cold front that swept from the Dakota Territory, to Nebraska, to Minnesota. There was a drop in temperature of 18 degrees in minutes, with the wind … Continue reading

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Bessie Nelings

  Aunt Bess Nelings wrote this story of her family. She is one of the women in these beautiful hats. [on back of paper] This is the Nelings Family My father was D.T. Nelings. This is a story I wrote … Continue reading

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