The Minneapolis Star Tribune has a separate, free, searchable archive for paid obits beginning July 1997:
The University of Minnesota Libraries image collections page:
The University Archives images database on this page contains about 1,200 images of people, buildings, and events from the U's history.
Keywords: pictures, illustrations.
Mncat subject heading: pictorial works
Children's books in Wilson are located in PZ8. Other key words: children's literature; children's stories; children's fiction