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.

Cover of current issue

Current Issue: Spring 2017

Featured in this Issue:

  • 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

Previous Issues

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
Cover of Fall 2016
Fall 2016
  • Senator Allan Spear and the Minnesota Human Rights Act
  • Rebel Girls: Women in the Mesabi Iron Range Strike of 1916
  • The Mesaba Ore and Hibbing News Takes on the 'Big Fellows'
Cover of Summer 2016
Summer 2016
  • Dutch Elm in St. Paul and Minneapolis: A Tale of Two Cities by David Soll
  • "A Gal Named Lou" by Shelby Randall Edwards
  • Brief Life of 1st Lt. Edward Cutter, U.S. Army Air Service by Johannes Allert