Discover significant places in Minnesota history with the Minnesota Digital Library’s map exhibits. Each map features images, documents, and more from places throughout Minnesota. These primary and secondary sources come from MDL’s contributors from all over the state.
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program administered through the U. S. Army from 1933 through 1942. Minnesota's 148 camps had over 70,000 workers and were spread throughout the state. Explore this map to view a selection of the camps.
Roseau County is located in northwestern Minnesota along the Canadian border, just south of Manitoba. This map includes photographs taken throughout the county that capture moments or places from the past.
The counties of southwestern Minnesota are Rock, Nobles, Jackson, Cottonwood, Murray, Pipestone, Lincoln, Lyon, and Redwood. This map includes photographs of local landmarks throughout the region.
MDL contains over 1,000 postcards sent from places all over Minnesota. Many of them also contain messages sent to family, friends, and acquaintances. Explore this map to see where the postcards came from and read the notes on the back.