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October 20, 2016

Documenting Mayo – Ken Burns Was Here, and He’s Making a Movie

By In the Loop In the Loop

If you were in downtown Rochester this week for the closing of the Plummer doors in honor of Sister Generose Gervais, you likely noticed a lot of folks capturing the event with their phones and cameras. It was a historic moment, worth documenting and sharing with the world. If you happened to look around, you […]

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Tags: Film, Ken Burns, Mayo History, Sister Generose


October 20, 2016

Plummer Building Figures Commemorate a Contentious Election — and a Friendship Carved in Stone

By In the Loop In the Loop

When the iconic Plummer Building was constructed on Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus during the late 1920s, the building’s designer and namesake, Henry S. Plummer, M.D., made sure it included a number of bas relief caricatures that would help root the building in place and time. There’s a Viking ship (a nod to Minnesota’s Scandinavian heritage), […]

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Tags: Dr. Henry Plummer, Mayo History, Plummer Building, Presidential Election


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