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3M Company: Images & Artifacts


Search for images and artifacts at MNHS using our Collections Online system.  Then filter the results using the options in the system's left-hand column.   

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Images in 3M Company Records

Photographs, products, and advertisements can also be found in the 3M Company Records.

Sample Images at MNHS

Checking yarn for making ribbons at 3M plant in Fairmont.  1969. Aerial View of 3M company, St. Paul.  1949. Operations at 3M, St. Paul.  1960 Manufacturing sandpaper, 3M.  ca. 1970 3M Center, Maplewood.  ca. 1978.


Sample Artifacts at MNHS

3M Post-it note pad 1986-1988  3M reflective license plates.  1975-2000.3M audiotape.  1953-1960  3M decalScotch brand transparent tape  3M Sandblaster sand 2000 or later

Search for Images & Artifacts at MNHS

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