Jane Gray Swisshelm: Journalist, feminist, & abolitionist

Suggested Newspapers & Dates

St. Cloud Visitor (Dec. 10, 1857 - July 29, 1858)
St. Cloud Democrat (Aug. 5, 1858 - Sept. 6, 1866)
Both newspapers accessible on the Newspaper Digital Hub

St. Cloud Journal (1866-1876)
St. Cloud Minnesota Union (1861-1863)
St. Cloud Times (weekly, 1864, 1866-1869)
St. Cloud Union (1864)

Minneapolis Tribune, August 10, 1884, pg. 1 (article after her death)

Minneapolis Historic Tribune (this database can only be accessed from the library) - articles regarding Jane Grey Swisshelm

Newspaper Digital Hub -  articles by/about Jane Grey Swisshelm

Newspapers.com  (this database can only be accessed from the library) - available at the Library.  Includes articles from newspapers throughout the U.S. about/by Jane Grey Swisshelm before and after her life in St. Cloud.

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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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