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Will You Do Your Bit For Russia?

Relations with Russia weren’t always as cold as they are now. During the war Richfield not only sacrificed for American troops, but also for our allies across Europe and Asia. This clothing drive announcement is in the July 15th, 1943 … Continue reading

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Sacrifice Hits

Immense resources were expended by the United States during the Second World War and sacrifices were made throughout the country. Not even rural Richfield, MN was spared. From watching their precious victory gardens dry up due to water restrictions to … Continue reading

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WWII Home Volunteers – How Patriotism Sells

Everyone was expected to mobilize for the war effort during the Second World War, even Richfield housewives. It was a patriotic duty that struck at the heart of America – and an irresistible opportunity for advertisers. Any way for a … Continue reading

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SunCurrent Features Dale Schwie and Richfield Historical Society

Hope you didn’t miss a nice article in the Richfield SunCurrent this past week. The article featured Richfield resident, and contributor to the Richfield Historical Society, Dale Schwie and his recollections of life during wartime as Richfield, and all of … Continue reading

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