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Charles M. Schulz: Cartoonist & Creator of "Peanuts": Newspapers

Suggested Newspapers & Dates


  • Minneapolis Star
  • Minneapolis Star-Tribune
  • Minneapolis Tribune
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press


  • November 26, 1922: Charles M. Schulz was born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • June 27, 1947 - January 22, 1950: Li'l Folks comic strip ran in the St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • October 2, 1950: First Peanuts comic strip appeared in the Minneapolis Star on page B7, along with a short article about Schulz
  • April 18, 1951: Schulz married Joyce Steele Halvorson in Minneapolis
  • January 6, 1952: First full color Peanuts strip was published
  • September, 1973: Schulz married second wife, Jean Forsyth Clyde
  • January, 2000: Schulz retired
  • February 12, 2000: Schulz died in Santa Rosa, California
  • 2000-2004: "Peanuts on Parade" statues on display in St. Paul, Minnesota


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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

Use the links to the left to search for newspapers available at MNHS and to search within digitized newspaper collections.   

Gale Family Library • Minnesota Historical Society • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3300
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