Historical Periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society

Minnesota residents now have access to a trove of historic periodicals collected by The American Antiquarian Society. The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals held by American Antiquarian Society, the premier library documenting the life of America’s people from the Colonial Era through the …

Framed Art Collection on Display at Hinckley Public Library

Be sure to stop by the Hinckley Public Library to view the framed art collection currently on display! The collection will especially be of interest to local history buffs, as the art was displayed at stores in Hinckley in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Those nostalgic for a time past might be interested in reminiscing about the Up Town Sanitary …

Introducing HeritageQuest!

East Central Regional Library is pleased to announce that it now offers a family history tool that complements the already popular Ancestry Library Edition. We are thrilled to add HeritageQuest Online database to our growing list of high-quality resources. HeritageQuest is conveniently accessed via the library’s website anywhere with an internet connection by logging in …

Digital Public Library of America Launched Today!

After some two and a half years in the making, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has launched today! DPLA will deliver millions of materials found in American archives, libraries, museums, and cultural heritage institutions to students, teachers, scholars, and the public. Represented in this unprecedented national aggregation of digital content is the rich …

Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota

Digital Delights A monthly glimpse into the collections at Minnesota Reflections http://reflections.mndigital.org a project of the Minnesota Digital Library   Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota By Greta Bahnemann, MDL Metadata Coordinator Marian Rengel, MDL Outreach Coordinator November 1, 2012   Young men left family and friends and traveled to the Civilian Conservation Corps camps across …