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Breweries in Minnesota: Newspapers

Suggested Newspapers & Dates


  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch
  • New Ulm Messenger
  • New Ulm Herald


  • January 17, 1919: Minnesota ratifies Prohibition amendment
  • January 17, 1920:  Prohibition amendment takes effect
  • December 5, 1933: Repeal of Prohibition amendment



3.2 Dealer
MNHS call number: Microfilm St. Paul. MISCELLANEOUS TITLES. Reel 4. Filed at beginning of St. Paul 

Northwestern People’s Gazette
Vol. 9, no. 27 (Oct. 20, 1894).
"Official paper of the Northwestern Brewers and Maltsters’ Association and also of the Columbia Association of Minnesota."
MNHS call number: Microfilm Filed as: MISCELLANEOUS NEWSPAPERS COLLECTION, v.14 (Filed after Zumbrota)(Oct. 20, 1894)


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

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