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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Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for the Phillips Community (Ventura Village, Phillips East, Phillips West and Midtown Phillips neighborhoods).
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
Digital reproductions of the community newspaper for the East Isles, Lowry Hill, Kenwood and CIDNA neighborhoods. Permission granted by Hill & Lake Press
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
120 photographs originally published in the Wedge, taken by former Wedge editor, Trilby Busch. Donated by Trilby Busch
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, Photographs