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The National Archives holdings include aerial imagery of Minnesota from the mid-1930s to 1954; while these items are not available online, information about ordering reproductions is available on their site

The table below lists of Minnesota aerial photography from the 1930s held in the National Archives

P - partial coverage

(#__) - Numbered items refer to special project surveys

County Symbol Year Agency   County Symbol Year Agency
Aitkin BXN 39 ASCS   Marshall BXY 39 ASCS
Anoka BIM 38 ASCS   Martin BJD 39 ASCS
Becker BXO 39 ASCS   Meeker BJE 38 ASCS
Beltrami CIN 39 ASCS   Mille Lacs BXZ 39 ASCS
Benton CIN 38 ASCS   Morrison BYA 39 ASCS
Big Stone BIO 38 ASCS   Mower (#75) None 34P ASCS
Blue Earth BIP 39 ASCS   Mower UY 38 ASCS
Brown BIQ 39 ASCS   Murray BJF 38 ASCS
Carlton BXP 39 ASCS   Nicollet BJG 38 ASCS
Carver WM 38 ASCS   Nobles BJH 38 ASCS
Cass BXQ 39 ASCS   Norman BYB 39 ASCS
Chippewa BIR 39 ASCS   Olmsted (#75) None 34P ASCS
Chisago BIS 38 ASCS   Olmsted WB 37 ASCS
Clay BXR 39 ASCS   Otter Tail DA 38P ASCS
Clearwater BXS 39 ASCS   Otter Tail DA 39P ASCS
Cook (#243) FX 37P FS   Pennington BYC 39 ASCS
Cook CIT 40P ASCS   Pine BYD 39 ASCS
Cottonwood BIT 38 ASCS   Pipestone BJI 38 ASCS
Crow Wing BXT 39 ASCS   Polk BYE 39 ASCS
Dakota WK 37 ASCS   Pope BJJ 38 ASCS
Dodge WC 37 ASCS   Ramsey WO 38 ASCS
Douglas BIU 38 ASCS   Red Lake BYF 39 ASCS
Faribault BIV 38 ASCS   Redwood BSE 38 ASCS
Fillmore None 34P ASCS   Renville BJK 38 ASCS
Fillmore VZ 38 ASCS   Rice (#201) None 35P ASCS
Freeborn VX 38 ASCS   Rice WG 38 ASCS
Goodhue WH 38 ASCS   Rock DG 36 ASCS
Grant BIW 38 ASCS   Roseau BYG 40 ASCS
Hennepin WN 37 ASCS   St. Louis (#243) FX 37P FS
Houston (#24) None 35P ASCS   St. Louis CIR 40P ASCS
Houston WA 38 ASCS   Scott WJ 37 ASCS
Hubbard BXU 39 ASCS   Sherburne BJL 38 ASCS
Isanti BIX 38 ASCS   Sibley BJM 39 ASCS
Itasca CIP 39 ASCS   Stearns BJN 38 ASCS
Jackson BIY 38 ASCS   Steele WD 38 ASCS
Kanabec BXV 39 ASCS   Stevens BJO 38 ASCS
Kandiyohi BIZ 38 ASCS   Swift BJP 38 ASCS
Kittson BXW 40 ASCS   Todd BYH 39 ASCS
Koochiching CIO 40 ASCS   Traverse BJQ 38 ASCS
Lac Qui Parle BJA 38 ASCS   Wabasha WI 38 ASCS
Lake (#243) FX 37P FS   Wadena BYI 39 ASCS
Lake CIS 39 ASCS   Waseca WE 38 ASCS
Lake of the
  Woods
CIQ
40 ASCS   Washington CCZ 38 ASCS
Le Sueur WF 38 ASCS   Watonwan BJR 39 ASCS
Lincoln BJB 38 ASCS   Wilkin BYJ 39 ASCS
Lyon BJC 38 ASCS   Winona CS 36 ASCS
McLeod WL 38 ASCS   Wright WP 37 ASCS
Mahnomen BXX 39 ASCS   Yellow
  Medicine
BJS 38 ASCS

P - partial coverage

(#__) - Numbered items refer to special project surveys