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Mar 18, 2020
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by Greta Bahnemann

The Minnesota Digital Libray is pleased to share new images from the growing Kanabec County Historical Society's collection. Their new contribution focuses on the activities at the various Kanabec County schools, including sport teams such as the basketball teams and baseball teams. Many of these images document the changing look of athletic uniforms and equipment. There are also images of school clubs, including the Home Economics club. 

Feb 21, 2020
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by Molly Huber

If you have missed out on participating in our previous trainings on how to apply standardized rights statements to your archival collection, it is not too late! We are offering another free training event right here in the Minitex offices in the basement of Wilson Library on the University of Minnesota's West Bank on Friday, March 13th and we want you to join us. Learn more and register here.

Jan 28, 2020
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by Molly Huber

Have you applied to be part of Minnesota Reflections Phase 16 yet? There is still time, and we would love to hear from you! It is likely you have items in your collection that would be a good fit, and we would love to work with you to develop a project.

Jan 27, 2020
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by Greta Bahnemann

The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce an addition to the Weavers Guild of Minnesota collection. This addition includes new issues of The Threadbenders, a newsletter which was produced in the 1970s. Issues of The Minnesota Weaver are also included. Each issue provides information on classes, board meeting, and special events. 

Jan 21, 2020
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by Greta Bahnemann

The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce additions to the St. Cloud State University Sinclair Lewis Collection in Minnesota Reflections. User can now explore more than 40 photographs of Lewis' life in addition to Lewis' correspondence with Marcella Powers. This addition includes photographs of the Lewis family home in Sauk Centre as well as images of Lewis as an adult traveling in the United States and Europe.

Jan 21, 2020
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by Greta Bahnemann

The Minnesota Digital Library is pleased to announce a new contributing organization: Cold Spring Area Historical Society. Cold Spring Area Historical Society has shared a ledger book which served as Ashley C. Riggs' journal from 1852-1873. The earliest entries are from Cold Spring, Minnesota (Stearns County) and Watab, Minnesota (Benton County).

Dec 10, 2019
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by Molly Huber

Despite the chilly day, there was a nice-sized group of people in attendance at the rights statements implementation training event on Friday, December 6th at the Northtown Public Library in Blaine. Participants at the event learned about the rights statements, why they are important, and how they help users by providing helpful descriptive information about the rights status of their digital items.

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