Primary Source Sets
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program started in 1933; Minnesota's 148 camps had over 70,000 workers.
Discover advertising trade cards from the late 19th and early 20th-century used by businesses throughout America.
This primary source set provides a brief overview of patent medicine with some Minnesota-related resources.
Learn about Minnesota's Iron Range, the immigrants who settled there and how iron mining has helped shape Minnesota.
Learn about Morgan Park, a neighborhood in Duluth, constructed by U.S. Steel as a planned community and company town.
Learn how people survived and coped with some of Minnesota’s historic natural disasters such as storms, floods and wildfires.
Learn how the Mayo Clinic formed following a devastating tornado in the Rochester area in 1883.
Explore some of the themes and ideas laid out in Sinclair Lewis's masterpiece of American literature.
Learn how the national temperance movement evolved resulting in prohibition of liquor and how it played out in Minnesota.