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Digital Storytelling

Discover the stories behind Minnesota Digital Library collections through these curated resources.

Swenson family, Svea, Minnesota


Explore a wide range of topics in Minnesota history and culture.

Stone Arch Bridge over the Mississippi River, Minneapolis, Minnesota


Visit significant places in Minnesota history.

Streetcar on Wabasha Street at State Capitol, St. Paul, Minnesota


Learn about Minnesota history from key moments in the past.

Ojibwe man and child dancing at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

Primary Source Sets

Examine a historical topic through collections of primary and secondary sources.

More Ways to Connect

Bookmobiles, Great River Regional Library, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Search Tips

Recommendations for searching and browsing the collection.

The St. Cloud State College Marching Band performs at Met Stadium, Bloomington, Minnesota

Join MDL

Become a Contributing Organization.

Female student writing on chalkboard with smiling teacher looking at class, St. Paul, Minnesota

Teach with MDL

Use primary sources and educational guides in the classroom.