On Monday, January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), Hennepin County libraries are closed.
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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The collection includes over 1800 postcards featuring various Minneapolis and Hennepin County buildings and attractions such as parks, hotels, museums, churches, restaurants, skyline views and more. Many postcards include handwritten messages which have been fully transcribed.
This collection is in the process of being digitized. Additional postcards will continue to be added. Postcards under copyright have not been digitized and may be viewed in Special Collections.