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Latino Newspapers

La voz
Minneapolis, Minn. : La Voz, 1971-
In English and Spanish. 
MNHS call number: Microfilm 303

La prensa de Minnesota
St. Paul, Minn. : Hispanic Publishing Inc., 1991-
July 1991- Dec 2005
In English and Spanish.
MNHS call number: Microfilm St. Paul. LA PRENSA DE MINNESOTA

La voz de St. Paul
West St. Paul, Minn. : Tim Spitzack, 1997-1998.
Sept 1997- Apr 1998
In Spanish. 
MNHS call number: Microfilm St. Paul. VOZ LATINA

Noticias del Centro
Minneapolis, Minn.: Centro Cultural Chicano.
Jan 1977- Jan 1979
In English.
MNHS call number: F613.M9 M56 v.2:14-19

Noticias del norte
St. Paul, Minn.: Office of Migrant Affairs.
May 1976- Sept 1976
In English and Spanish.
MNHS call number: F615.S75 N68


Latina: The Magazine.
Minneapolis, Minn.: Latina, the Magazine,
March 1992 - June 1994.
In Spanish.
MNHS call number:  Microfilm 1883

Newspaper Articles

These articles can be viewed on microfilm at the MNHS library.  You can also order a copy of one of these articles from our Newspaper Article Research Service

"Tracing the Mexican Heritage" 
In St. Paul Pioneer Press, Aug. 4, 1975, p.7,9.

"Out in the Barrio: A Tour of the West Side"
In Minnesota Daily, Nov. 24, 1971, p. 25-27.

"Regrouped Mexican Colony Still Calls West Side Home"
In St. Paul Dispatch, Jan. 10, 1963, p. 1, 2. 

"Mexican Colony Flourishes"
In St. Paul Pioneer Press, Nov. 25, 1951, p. 1, 12. 

"Early Mexicans in State Had to Erase Stereotypes"
In St. Paul Dispatch, Oct. 14, 1970, p. 1, 5. 

"Mexican Americans in Minnesota"
In Minneapolis Tribune, Sept. 21, 1971, p. 10A.

"Chicano Means Pride" 
In St. Paul Dispatch, Aug. 27, 1971, p. 41.

"If You're Chicano You're a Tramp"
In St. Paul Dispatch, Aug 19, 1971, p; 49.

"Mexican Dance will Help Some Students Go to U"
In St. Paul Dispatch, Apr. 20, 1959, p. 19.

"Mexican Christmas"
In St. Paul Pioneer Press, Dec. 24, 1971, p. 8.

"Meet St. Paul's Pinata Creator"
In St. Paul Dispatch, Nov. 26, 1970, p. 80.

"The Migrants and the Growers: Getting Along in Renville"
In Minneapolis Tribune, picture magazine section, Aug. 24, 1975, p. 4-15.

"Appleton Goes to Bat for Migrants"
In Minneapolis Tribune, June 22, 1969, p. 1B, 6B.

"The Migrant Workers"
In Minneapolis Tribune, Aug. 8, 1971, p 1, 8.

Articles listed in: 
Mexican Americans in Minnesota: An Introduction to Historical Sources, by Ramedo Saucedo.
​St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society, 1977.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F601 .S28

Suggested Newspapers & Dates


  • Town: Newspaper Title  [doesn't need town if it is part of the title]
  • Minneapolis Star
  • Minneapolis Tribune
  • St. Paul Dispatch
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press


  • date: event [be as specific as possible with the date or date range, at minimum narrow it down to a month]
  • May 1923: Organization of the Minnesota Eugenics Society
  • October 1925: Legalization of sterilization of the "feeble-minded"
  • June 20, 1938: Charles Fremont Dight dies


Periodicals & Newsletters

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Community Mental Health News

Fergus Falls, Minn: Fergus Falls State Hospital, 1969-1972.
v.1-v.3:9 (1969-Mar. 1972).
MNHS call number: RC445.M63 F4523


Newsboy distributing January 1937 Minneapolis Journal.

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