Browse Collections (16 total)

Central Avenue

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A collection of images and materials of businesses that ran the length of Central Avenue in Downtown Minot.

Contributors: Amy Lisner, project coordinator

Don Tank


Images donated as part of Minot Common Heritage Grant project


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A collection of materials recorded about some of the first hotels established in Minot.

Contributors: Amy Lisner, project coordinator

Main Street


Beginning in 1886, Main Street was the main artery of Minot. Rail cars were loaded and unloaded, visitors were able to refuel and Main Street was…

Contributors: Dr. Bethany Andreasen, project director, Amy Lisner, project coordinator, Alison Peterson, student, Aimee Duchsherer, student, Leiya Crawford, student

Main Street Theaters

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For about three and a half decades, Minot's Main Street had three movie theaters: The Orpheum Theater located furthest north and closest to the…

Contributors: Dr. Bethany Andreasen, project director, Amy Lisner, project coordinator

Marion Loken

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Pages from Marion Loken's copy of the 1938 Beaver yearbook, including personal inscriptions. Loken was a junior at MSTC in 1937-1938.

Minot Public Schools


A collection of materials including articles and photos collected from the archives at the Minot Daily News.

Contributors: Stephen Davison, student, Amy Lisner, project coordinator

Minot State University

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Compilation of materials conveying the history of Minot State University.

Contributors: Kevin Matze, student, Ben Bruton, MSU Reference/Instructional Librarian, Matt Volk, student, Heath Glenn, student

Nora Strate

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Nora Strate was a sophomore at Minot State Teachers College in 1926-1927. This collection consists of three types of items: (a) photographs…