Available only in a library. U.S. Federal Census records, passenger lists, birth, death, marriage, and military records, family and local history collections, newspapers and directories.
Original historical documents including U.S. military records, newspapers, images, city directories, naturalization documents, personal histories, and more.
Records of Colonial & Revolutionary U.S., Immigration, Royal & Noble families, Native American tribes, and New England. Includes information on getting started and essential research tips.
American local history books, primary sources, family histories, images, and finding aids. Goes back to the late 1700's.
Fire insurance maps for Minnesota counties and cities from 1867 - 1970.
Information about residents and their occupations, as well as local businesses.
View public and private Minneapolis high school yearbooks from 1859-1922 . An index of additional yearbooks is available for those not yet online.
Thousands of historic photographs of the city dating from the 1840s to the present.
Citations for articles on local and statewide politics, news, current events, history and the arts that appeared in 9 Minnesota magazines from 1991 to 2005.
Images, maps and documents from more than 150 cultural heritage organizations, including Hennepin County Library's Special Collections.
Audio files of local residents from a variety of professional fields, including business, music, art, architecture, and urban planning, recorded in the 1970s.