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: Spring 2019

Featured in this Issue:

  • Out of Silence: FREE, Minnesota's First Gay Rights Organization
  • Homecroft City: The 'Duluth Idea' in the Progressive Movement
  • From the Archives: The Presidency or Nothing: Cushman K. Davis and the Campaign of 1896
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Previous Issues

Cover of Winter 2018-19 Winter 2018-19
  • 'This List Not Complete': Minnesota's Jewish Resistance to the Silver Legion of America, 1936-1940
  • Living With Writing': MNHS Acquires Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace Papers
  • Protecting Minnesota's Natural Resources in Law: Pioneers of the 1970s
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Cover of Fall 2018 Fall 2018
  • Fuji-Ya, Second to None: Reiko Weston's Role in Reconnecting Minneapolis and the Mississippi River
  • Who Was the Original Happy Hooligan?
  • To Honor the Soldier Dead: The Todd County World War I Monument
  • MNHS: As impressive from the inside looking out as from the outside looking in
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Cover of Summer 2018 Summer 2018
  • More than Mines: Industrial Decline, Gender, and the Iron Range's Cluett, Peabody, and Company Arrow Factories, 1946-1979
  • Short and Sweet: Sherman Holbert's Mid-Century Mille Lacs Lake Maple Syrup Experiment
  • The Perils of Peace: Frederick Douglass, Winona, and Civil Rights in Minnesota after the Civil War
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