Digital Initiatives

Even more online collections are now available. Use this link to access them: 

Winona Newspaper Project

The Winona Republican-Herald, 10/28/1939. Front Page. 

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Includes issues of the Winona Argus, the Winona Daily Republican, the Winona Republican-Herald, and The Winona Daily News from 1855-1976.


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Pictured: Cindy Jones. The Winonan, 2/16/1968. Front page.

An online repository of The Winonan, the official student newspaper written, edited, and published by the students of Winona State University from 1921-2011.

Digital Sound Collection

Example of the DSC as it appears in the library catalog.

Digitized CDs from the library's collection that are only available on campus. Look for the "CLICK HERE TO ACCESS" links to listen.

The streamed music from these CDs is available only on campus (or using VPN) through the library's catalog.

Music not yet in the catalog is still available for online streaming.

Historic Photographs Collection

Winona Normal School students by Lake Winona, 1900.

A collection of digitized historic photographs of the university and the surrounding community. This collection is part of the Minnesota Digital Library.

Photos date from the 1800s to the 1970s

Sepia photo, possibly depicting a relief from the Parthenon, undated.

Includes art objects owned by WSU such as donations, the Percent for Art purchased by state law for new buildings, and faculty and student work.