Owatonna

The Social Development of a Minnesota Community

Author:

Edgar Bruce Wesley

“Professor Wesley’s approach to his subject and his selection of material should be a model for every author seeking to portray the life of a community.”

Sinclair Lewis

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Edgar Bruce Wesley was head of the Social Studies Department, the University High School, and Professor of Education at the University of Minnesota.

“Professor Wesley’s approach to his subject and his selection of material should be a model for every author seeking to portray the life of a community.”

Sinclair Lewis

“Comprehensive, interesting, searching in its interpretation, dynamic in method and spirit, and scholarly from beginning to end . . . A challenge to local historians in every community throughout the country.”

Theodore C. Blegen