Feb 24, 2017
New content has been added to the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Collection in Minnesota Reflections. The collection now includes founding documents of the Association, scripts from a library radio show that ran from 1938-1939, the first traveling library book list from 1898, conference programs dating back to 1896, and association newsletters from 1939-2005.
Jan 27, 2017
An additional volume from the Military Historical Society of Minnesota has been added to Minnesota Reflections. Together with the other volumes in this collection, these books help to document Minnesota's involvement in World War I. These volumes are filled with invaluable information for historians, genealogists and World War I historians.
Jan 25, 2017
The Winona Public Library’s new contribution to Minnesota Reflections includes the original library blueprints, the Kenyon Cox sketches for his iconic sculpture, Library Board minutes dating back to 1866, photographs, and historical documents on the creation and operation of the Winona Public Library. The Library also contributed Winona High School commencement programs from the late 1870s and an interesting 1857 map of the City of Winona.
Jan 25, 2017
The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce a new addition to the St. Cloud State University's collection in Minnesota Reflections, a 1920 book "Renville County in the World War," which commemorates the service of Renville County during World War I. Portraits of the men and women who served are included with a brief summary of their personal history and service to the country during the first World War.
Jan 25, 2017
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum located in Walnut Grove, Minnesota, is a new contributor to Minnesota Reflections. The Museum serves the greater Walnut Grove area as a research and genealogy resource for local history and as the repository for historical artifacts from the area. While Laura Ingalls Wilder is undoubtedly the area's most famous resident, the Museum's mission includes the collection, preservation, and display of all aspects of local history. The grounds inlcude nine buildings including a 1870s railroad depot, an onion-domed home from 1904, the Masters Hotel built in 1876, and several buildings devoted to the display and understanding of local history.
Dec 15, 2016
Please enjoy this cheerful collection of winter images from Minnesota Reflections, presented by the Minnesota Digital Library.
Dec 14, 2016
A new addition has been made to the Minnesota Digital Library’s Primary Source Set collection —Natural Disasters in Minnesota. This primary source set includes documentation of devastating tornadoes in Sauk Rapids and Rochester in the late nineteenth century, the Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940, the Cloquet and Moose Lake Fires of 1918, and major flooding on the Minnesota River.
Dec 12, 2016
We are so pleased to announce a new addition to the St. Paul Public Library's collection in Minnesota Reflections. The new addition includes seven volumes of the Proceeedings of the city of St. Paul's Common Council for the years 1859 - 1866.
Dec 5, 2016
The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new contributing organization to Minnesota Reflections - the Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa.
Nov 16, 2016
Earlier this fall we announced a new additon to Minnesota Reflections, a series of oral history interviews from the Heritage Education Commission. An additional 60 interviews have been uploaded and added to this collection, bringing the total up to 90 interviews. The Heritage Education Commission is located in Moorhead and is an independent, non-profit commission developed for the purpose of creating, initiating and conducting programs and projects which aid in the preservation or restoration of the cultural heritage of the Upper Midwest region.