Books we publish on the history, art and culture of the Upper Midwest.
Minnesota History magazine
A lively, richly illustrated magazine published quarterly. Purchase recent issues and explore the archive.
Minnesota’s online encyclopedia with entries about significant people, places, events and things in Minnesota history.
The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and protects the objects, documents, places, and buildings that make Minnesota home. State legislative archives, grant information and support for local history conservation and preservation projects.
Stories and more
Black History I Black Voices
Deepen your understanding of Black history and the contributions Black Americans have made to Minnesota.
Votes for Women
Learn how the landmark 19th Amendment was one step in the struggle to overturn barriers to voting rights that persist to this day.
Background, details and historical documents relating to the tragic events of June 15, 1920.
LGBTQIA + Communities In Minnesota
LGBTQ stories and historical resources brought together in one place.
The US Dakota War of 1862
It has been over 150 years since the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, a disastrous time in Minnesota history. The war had a profound impact in shaping Minnesota as we know it today. This site is a resource for learning about the war, its causes, and its far-reaching consequences.