Minnesota History Magazine

Minnesota History magazine provides history lovers with intriguing stories about Minnesota’s past in full-color, richly illustrated print and digital formats.

  • In-depth articles
  • Lively short features
  • Stunning historic photographs and artwork

The magazine is published four times a year as a benefit of MNHS membership and is also available by subscription.

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Current Issue: Fall 2017

Featured in this Issue:

  • Early Social Workers as Disaster Relief Workers: The Minnesota Fires of 1918 and the Work of the Red Cross
  • Rare Territorial Maps Added to MNHS Collections
  • Slaveholder Investment in Territorial Minnesota
  • Shapers of Modern America: The WW1 America Mural
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Previous Issues

Cover of Summer 2017 Summer 2017
  • Loyalty Within Racism - The Segregated Sixteenth Battalion of the Minnesota Home Guard During World War I
  • Reproducing Textiles for the James J. Hill House
  • Unwed Mothers at Booth Memorial Hospital 1961-63
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Cover of Spring 2017 Spring 2017
  • Anna Gilbertson and the Gold Star Mothers and Widows Pilgrimages after World War I
  • Penumbra Theatre: 40 Years of Nurturing a Black Performing Arts Community
  • The Voice of Progress: A Conflicted Message of Resistance in the White Earth Reservation's First Newspaper
Cover of Winter 2017
Winter 2017
  • Approaching the Capitol: The Story of the Minnesota State Capitol Mall
  • The Minnesota State Capitol: A 1905 Masterpiece Restored to Its Original Grandeur
  • "No Nekkid Lady!": The Controversy Over Alonzo Hauser’s Promise of Youth Sculpture