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The exhibition, created with a partnership between the Ramsey County Historical Society and Minneapolis/St. Paul (MN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated features historical information and photos, interpretive panels, and objects that documents the history of the Minneapolis/St. Paul (MN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. The Links, Incorporated is one of this nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations. These extraordinary women are committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans and other people of African ancestry.

Image: Charter members of Minneapolis/St. Paul (MN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, 1973.
Photo courtesy of Marion Kennon.
Back row, (l-r): Wilma Allison (Moore), Cynthia Tyson, Sandra McGee, Beverly Thompson, Jean Hudson, Shirley Kaiser, Marion Kennon.
Middle row, (l-r): LaRue McClung, Ida-Lorraine Wilderson, Diane Jones (Smith), Leanora Charles, Phyllis Ellis.
Front row, (l-r): Joyce Jackson, Wenda Moore, Rosemary Davis.

Begin the Exhibition

The Links, Incorporated national logo.

Links members (l-r): D’Juana Ballard, Tanya Bransford, J.D, and Lorraine Griffin Johnson with Anwatin and Hazel Park students, gathered for a concert in 2019.


The Ramsey County Historical Society introduced our new exhibition, in person in the RCHS Gallery at Landmark Center on February 1, 2022. The in-person exhibition will run through February 28, 2023.

Special Exhibition

The link below will take you to a walk-through video of the entire exhibition with exhibition consultant Mica L. Anders. Video by Lyon Motions. The video explores the special exhibition in Landmark Center's North Gallery that featured artifacts from the Minneapolis/St. Paul (MN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. This portion of the exhibition ran from February 1-28, 2022.

YouTube Video Link

For more on the Minneapolis/St. Paul (MN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated see the article in the Winter 2022 issue of our Ramsey County History magazine.

"Fifty Years of Friendship Connected in Community Service: The Minneapolis-St. Paul (MN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated" by Marion Jones Kennon