Digital collections

These rich collections feature a variety of digitized materials related to the history of Minneapolis and Hennepin County, drawn from the Library’s Special Collections. The collections can be searched or browsed, and all of the content can be viewed online and downloaded.

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Minneapolis Community Newspaper Photographs

Photographs from three Minneapolis community newspapers: ECCO News, The Surveyor and the Wedge. Most date from the 1970s, 80s and 90s. Donated by the East Calhoun Community Organization, Gary Peterson and Trilby Busch.

ECCO News

Over a thousand photographs of people, buildings, street scenes and events in the East Calhoun neighborhood from 1970s, 80s and 90s, originally published in the ECCO News. Donated by the East Calhoun Community Organization.

The Surveyor

Over a thousand photographs of people, buildings, street scenes and events in the Elliot Park neighborhood from the 1980s and early 1990s, originally published in the community newspaper, The Surveyor. Donated by the newspaper's last editor, Gary Peterson.

Trilby Busch Photographs

120 photographs originally published in the Wedge, taken by former Wedge editor, Trilby Busch. Donated by Trilby Busch.

Donated by the East Calhoun Community Organization; Permissions granted by the Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Association

Category: Newspapers, Photographs

Minneapolis Community Newspapers

The Alley

Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for the Phillips Community (Ventura Village, Phillips East, Phillips West and Midtown Phillips neighborhoods). Permission granted by the Alley.

Bryn Mawr Bugle

Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for the Bryn Mawr neighborhood. Permission granted by the publisher, the Bryn Mawr Neighborhood Association.

Hill & Lake Press

Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for the East Isles, Lowry Hill, Kenwood and CIDNA neighborhoods. Permission granted by Hill & Lake Press.

The Horn

Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for the Powderhorn Park neighborhood. Permission granted by the Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association.

Northeaster

Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for the Northeast community. Permission granted by the publisher, Margo Ashmore.

The Powderhorn Paper

Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for the Powderhorn Park neighborhood. Permission granted by the former board members.

Wedge

Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for Lowry Hill East neighborhood. Permission granted by the Lowry Hill East Neighborhood Association

Additional photos and newspaper issues will be added.

Category: Newspapers