Business Trade Catalogs Now Available Online

Recently the Special Collections worked with the Minnesota Digital Library to digitize over 100 Minneapolis business trade catalogs dating from before 1923. Products advertised in catalogs include clothing, furniture, tools, machinery, engines, housewares, and more, giving a glimpse into local industry and life in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. View a full list of the trade catalogs available in our collection and view pre-1923 catalogs online.