MN Catholic Parish records on microfilm (Hennepin Co.)

Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI) members often boast about our “Irish Collection” – the books, journals, family histories, maps, and more – housed at the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) Library in South St. Paul. Also part of the collection are 101 rolls of microfilmed records from the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.


Digital Public Library of America

“The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world,” according to its website. The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a great resource, and I think you’ll enjoy looking at what’s there.


Family History Fair at Minneapolis Public Library

It’s time for the 2014 Family History Fair at the Minneapolis Central Public Library!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Hennepin County Library Family History Fair

8:30 am to 3 pm

Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

The following information comes from the website of the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS):

This year’s theme is Finding Ancestors […]

WITB? Police Dept Courtesy Card

While the item about which I’m posting today has little genealogical value, it does shed light on “how things used to be” in Minneapolis.