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Gratia Alta Countryman: Outstanding Librarian & Community Servant: Newspapers

Suggested Newspapers & Dates


  • Minneapolis Star
  • Minneapolis Tribune


  • November, 1903: Countryman elected the Director of Minneapolis Public Library
  • Spring, 1922: Creation of the Bookmobile in Minneapolis
  • October, 1933: Elected president of the American Library Association 
  • July 26, 1953: Countryman passes away

Search for 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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