Major Disasters in Minnesota
Print list of major storms, fires, floods and rains, insect infestations, wind storms, tornados, and other extreme weather events.
MNHS Call Number: Reading Room 606.1 .A67 2001
Minnesota Executive Council, Relief Correspondence and Records, 1919-1955
Correspondence and related materials to disaster relief for a wide range of disasters in Minnesota. Includes records for drought, hailstorm, fire, seed grain, flood, and tornado relief.
MNHS Call Number: See finding aid in the library (Executive Council).
Natural disasters can shape a community. Researchers may be interested in learning about natural disasters in Minnesota to understand circumstances in their family, local, or state history. The Gale Family Library has a number of resources documenting the destruction and rebuilding of many resilient Minnesota communities.