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Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922)
Searchable full page images from the Minneapolis Tribune. more info.
Sanborn Digital Maps (Minnesota)
View Sanborn fire insurance maps for Minnesota counties and cities. more info.
Biography In Context
Biographical information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Searchable by birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. Results include images, audio, and articles from periodicals and reference books. more info.
U.S. History In Context
Primary documents, secondary sources, and journal articles covering all areas of U.S. history. Formerly titled History Resource Center: U.S. more info.
Biography & Genealogy Master Index
Locate biographical citations for more than 1,000 volumes and editions of current and retrospective biographical reference sources. more info.
World History In Context
Broad coverage moving chronologically from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe. Content includes primary sources, reference books, periodicals, maps, atlases and images. more info.
Ancestry Library Edition
An ever expanding collection of records, including U.S. Federal Census records, passenger lists, birth, death, marriage, and military records, family and local history collections, newspapers and directories. Also includes international records. Available only on library workstations. more info.
  Minneapolis Photo Collection 
Over 10,000 historical photographs including people, places and events, from the 1850s through 1960.
MN Magazine Index 
MNMag is an index of articles on local and statewide pol...more
Minnesota Historical Society 
Includes Minnesota history, current museum exhibits, and historic Minnesota places.
Minnesota Reflections 
A searchable database of over 20,000 images and documents from Minnesota history.
Minnesota Maps Online 
Search historic Minnesota maps. Includes original land survey maps, plat books, and atlases.
Placeography 
Placeography is a wiki where you can search for the history and stories about a house, building, farmstead, pu...more
Winona Newspaper Project 
Read about Minnesota's territorial years just before statehood in the Winona Argus newspaper! Thr...more
Minnesota Discovery Center: Iron Range Research Center 
This research facility has become a destination for those seeing regional and local history of northeastern Mi...more
Minnesota Historical Organizations 
Minnesota's historical organizations including county and city museums, institutions, associations, and so...more
MNopedia 
Encylopedia with Minnesota topics from architectur...more
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers 
Search Minnesota newspaper pages from 1880s to 1905 incl...more
U.S. - Dakota War of 1862 
Check out this informative website to gain a greater understanding of this significant event in...more
Minnesota History Magazine 
A great source for full-text articles about Minnesota's past from 1915 to present. Published by the Minnes...more
Minnesota Place Names 
This web site provides quick access to the stories behind the names, thousands of miniature histories that cap...more
Minneapolis Labor Review 
This searchable archive includes all issues of the Labor Review published from April 1907 through 200...more
Minnesota Daily Archives 
Issues of the Minnesota Daily, the newspaper of the University of Minnesota from 1900 to present. The...more
Dalby Cemetery Database for southern Minnesota 
An easy to search database for local history and genealogy. The cemetery index and the city directory informat...more
Duluth Public Library 
The Duluth Public Library has a useful genealogy and local history site to assist with research for northern M...more



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