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Winter Carnival: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


"Rollicking Realm of Boreas: A Century of Carnivals in St. Paul," by Jean E. Spraker.
In Minnesota History, vol. 49, no. 8 (winter 1985), pp. 322-331.
MNHS call number: Digital copy

"Chilling Tales: A History of the St. Paul Winter Carnival Ice Palaces," by Mary Jean Jecklin.
In Architecture Minnesota , vol. 18, no. 1 (January/February 1992), pp. 20-23.
MNHS call number: NA1. N68 v.18:1

“Come to the Carnival at Old St. Paul”: Souvenirs from a Civic Ritual, interpreted by Jean Spraker.
Prospects, NY: Prospects Vol. 11 (1987), pp. 233-246.
MNHS call number: F613.S93 S2884 1987

Winter Carnival: St. Paul’s Annual Snowfest, by K.M. Kostyal.
In National Geographic Traveler vol. 1, no. 4 (Winter 1984/85), pp: 52-64.
MNHS call number: F613.S93 S256 1984


Fire & Ice: The History of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, by Moira F. Harris.
St. Paul, Minn.: Pogo Press, 2003.
MNHS call number: F613.S93 S2437 2003

St. Paul Winter Carnival: 100th Anniversary History, 1886-1986, by Judith Yates Borger.
St. Paul, Minn.: Jan Wiggs, 1986.
MNHS call number: F613.S93 S22 1986

Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt History, by Jesse D. Anibas.
White Bear Lake, MN: Treasure Hunt Headquarters, 2005.
MNHS call number: F613.S93 S218 2005

Icy Pleasures: Minnesota Celebrates Winter, by Paul Clifford Larson.
Afton, Minn. : Afton Historical Society Press, 1998.
MNHS call number: Reading Room GV840.7.M6 L37 1998

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