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American Indian Experience

Articles on the Native tribes of North America as well as primary sources, including treaties, speeches, traditional tales, maps, and images.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: History and biography, Homework

American Periodicals

Digitized images of periodicals published 1740-1940. Includes historically-significant children's and women's magazines and general and special interest magazines and journals.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: History and biography

ArchiveGrid

Descriptions of archival collections held by thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies and archives worldwide.

Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM) with a state appropriation to the MINITEX Library Information Network.

Category: History and biography

Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Index of biographical sketches for contemporary and historic people from around the world. Citations only.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: History and biography

Biography in Context

People from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes images, audio files, and articles from magazines and reference books.

Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: History and biography, Homework

Dictionary of Literary Biography

Essays on authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers and playwrights. Includes biographical data, awards, bibliographies, descriptive overviews, images and reviews. DLB Yearbook offers literary events year by year.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Books and authors, History and biography

Fold3 History & Genealogy Archives Plus

Original historical documents including U.S. military records, newspapers, images, city directories, naturalization documents, personal histories, and more.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Genealogy and local history, History and biography

FreedomFlix

United States history and current events from the colonial era through today. Includes online nonfiction books, articles, videos, and project ideas. Elementary - middle school.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: History and biography, Homework

Historical Statistics of the United States

Covers every aspect of American history from the earliest times to the present.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Countries and states, History and biography

Minneapolis Tribune, Historical

Full-page images from original Minneapolis newspapers, available to search or browse via Minnesota Historical Society's Digital Newspaper Hub. Begins in 1867 with the Minneapolis Daily Tribune and ends in 1922 with the Minneapolis Morning Tribune.

Funded by the State of Minnesota.

Category: Genealogy and local history, History and biography, Newspapers

New York Times, Historical

Digitized images from the original newspapers, New York Daily Times (1851 - 1857) and New York Times (from 1857 on, except the most recent 4 years). 

Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

Category: History and biography, Newspapers

Social Explorer

Current and historical U.S. Census data from 1790-2010. Create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: Countries and states, History and biography

U.S. History in Context

Primary sources, secondary sources, and full-text journal articles covering all areas of U.S. History. Middle - high school.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: History and biography, Homework

World History in Context

Primary sources, secondary sources, and full-text journal articles covering world history from antiquity to the present. Middle - high school.

Subscription purchased with funding from Hennepin County property taxes.

Category: History and biography, Homework