Quickly looking back in time
Monday, April 3, 2006
A collection of more than 6,000 photographs, postcards and
stereographs of Minnesota, all taken before 1909, opened at the
beginning of the school year for viewing at http://reflections.mndigital.org.
Since then, thousands upon thousands of people have enjoyed the
800-plus St. Cloud-area photos that were gathered by SCSU.
The Minnesota Reflections Web site allows for basic or
advanced searches on the collection or one can browse the images by
topics like “students” or “construction,” by contributing institution,
or by region of the state.
SCSU is among more than 55 organizations from across the state
that contributed photographs. University staff worked with Minnesota
Digital Library Coalition colleagues from the College of St.
Benedict/St. John’s University, the University of Minnesota, Minnesota
State University Mankato, the Minnesota Historical Society, the St.
Paul Public Library, Winona State University, the MINITEX Library
Information Network and Moorhead Public Schools to create the
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