We will be adding more to this page soon. Don't forget to check out the Oral History and Sugarbushing page! 

Hans Solem 

This video narrates the life of Hans Solem from his birth in Norway in 1880 to his life in Cloquet until 1960. He is the creator of the Solem Hotel which still stands today. 

MDL:War Stories

The MDL has created new online exhibits featuring letters, photographs, diaries, videos, and interview recordings. These exhibits highlight stories of Minnesotans who experienced war, from the Civil War to the Vietnam War. Items from our collection are featured in War Stories: World War I. 

View all war stories here