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The Minnesota Historical Society holds the world's largest collection of Minnesota newspapers, with dates ranging from 1849 to the present day.
Past issues of most newspaper titles are available on microfilm in the MNHS library, but there is also digital access to select newspapers.
Use the links to the left to search for newspapers available at MNHS and to search within digitized newspaper collections.
Suggested Newspapers & Dates
Useful dates to search for 1934 Truckers' Strike:
- May 16, 1934: Strike began
- July 26, 1934: Governor Olson declared martial law
- August 21, 1934: Settlement
Useful newspapers to search:
- Minneapolis Journal
- Minneapolis Labor Review (available on microfilm or online)
- Minneapolis Star
- Minneapolis Tribune
- Minnesota Union Advocate (St. Paul)
- St. Paul Dispatch
- St. Paul News (Daily)
- St. Paul Pioneer Press
Clippings on Vincent Raymond Dunne, 1966, 1969.
Photocopies of Minneapolis Star newspaper clippings detailing Vincent R. Dunne’s activities as the 1930s founder and organizer of the Socialist Workers Party, especially regarding his role in the 1934 Minneapolis truck strike and relationship with other 1930s Minnesota politicians and leaders.
MNHS call number: P939
Search for Newspapers
Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub
A searchable website of Minnesota newspapers. Contains geographically and culturally diverse papers from 1856 to 1924.
Historical Minneapolis Tribune
Search or browse in the 1867-2001 issues of the Minneapolis Tribune. This database is only available in the library.
Search by city and title of newspaper (i.e. Granite Falls Tribune) or by the city and "newspapers" (i.e. Granite Falls newspapers).
Newspapers at MNHS
Search various historic newspapers for advertisements and articles about people, events, and activities.
Access digital historic newspapers from MN and other states through this project by the Library of Congress.
Electronic Library of MN
MN residents can search online magazine, journal, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles and eBooks.