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3M Company: Newspapers


Newsboy distributing January 1937 Minneapolis Journal.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.   


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Suggested Newspapers & Dates


  • Two Harbors:  Iron News
  • Duluth:  News Tribune
  • Duluth: Herald
  • St. Paul:  Pioneer Press


  • June 23, 1902:  incorporation (domestic)
  • August 16, 1916:  paid first stock dividend
  • August 6, 1929:  incorporation (foreign business corporation)
  • August 9, 1976:  became one of 30 companies in the Dow Jones Industrial Average
Gale Family Library • Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3300
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