2010-02-19 11:08:15 By: Anita the Archivist
Polish Cultural Institute of Winona
102 Liberty St.
Winona, MN 55987
Phone: (507) 454-3431
Winona Public Library
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1247
Location: 151 West 5th St.
Winona, MN 55987
Phone: (507) 452-4860
Web Address: http://www.winona.lib.mn.us
Email: Robin DeVries firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 10:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m., Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.
Cemetery Indexes (Winona County)
The Resting Places of Winona County, Minnesota (7 vols.) published by the Winona County Genealogy Roundtable (1992?)
Federal -- Minnesota (Winona County), 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890 (special census of Union veterans & widows, only covers Blue Earth—Yellow Medicine, Minnesota), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930
State -- Minnesota (Winona County), 1857, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905
City & County Directories
Winona city directories, 1875-present (incomplete)
County Histories & Biographical Sketches
History of Winona County (1913)
Winona and its Environs... (1897)
History of Winona County (1883)
A searchable online catalog is available www.cityofwinona-mn.com
Newspapers published in Winona County
Winona -- Winona Daily News, 1954-present
Winona -- Winona Republican Herald, 1860-1954
An online index to the Winona Newspaper project is available from the Winona State University at which covers the late 19th and early 20th century Winona papers through 1960.
The Winona Public Library has a card index to the newspaper (which includes obituaries) which starts in the 1960s, then continues on computer disc.; deaths Recorded in Winona City and County, Minnesota, Directories, 1906-1930; index to Births, Deaths & Marriages Reported in the Winona Daily Republican-Herald, 1859-1901; clipping files on popular historical subjects, e.g. Wilkie Steamboat, Princess Winona, Sugar Loaf, etc.
Plat maps and books
Winona County, 1867, 1894, 1966, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1982, 1988
Winona -- Winona High School, Alumni Directory, 1993
Winona State University Historic Newspaper Archives
http://digital.olivesoftware.com/Default/welcome.asp?skin=WinonaA&QS=skin%3DWinonaA%26AW%3D1271077298538%26AppName%3D2 The site will ask what kind of Internet connection speed you have on the front page. After selecting dial up or broadband you will be connected to the site.
Other libraries in Winona Co., MN, were not contacted. To search a complete list of Minnesota public libraries, visit this link: www.mnlibs.org/dir/publib.cfm