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A History of Minneapolis: an Overview by Staff at the Hennepin County Library

Featuring historical photos and items from the collections of the Hennepin County Library, with contemporary photos from the Phototour of Minneapolis by Chris Gregerson.

Early History
Mdewakanton Band of the Dakota Nation
Mdewakanton Band of the Dakota Nation (Part II)
Minneapolis becomes part of the United States
Naming of Minneapolis
Falls of St. Anthony

 
Education
Public and Private Schools
University of Minnesota

 
Transportation
River Transportation
Railways
Intercity Transit and Highways
Intercity Transit and Highways (Part II)
Air Transportation

 
Business and Industry
Milling
Banking and Finance
Other Industries
Central Business District
Central Business District (Part II)
Labor

 
City Government
Governance and Infrastructure
Police and Fire: Photos
Municipal Building
Parks
Park Activities: Photos
Libraries

 
Residents of the City
19th Century Settlement
20th Century Growth and Diversity
20th Century Growth and Diversity: Maps, 1930s
20th Century Growth and Diversity: Maps, 1990-2000

 
Religion, Social Services, and Medicine
Religion
Social Services
Medicine

 
News, Media, and Publishing
Newspapers
Radio and Television
Printing and Publishing

 
Arts and Entertainment
Music
Theater
Museums, Galleries, and Institutions for the Arts

 
Sports
Amateur Sports
Professional Sports

 
Tourism
Hotels
Conventions and Organizations
Attractions: Photos

 
Maps
Maps