Acquire Primary Resources on Microfilm/fiche

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Freeborn County Historical Society
Start Date
December 2010
End Date
June 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Freeborn
Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (b), Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants
Appropriation Language

(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$257
Project Overview

133 microfilmed copies of seven newspapers from the general area were purchased by the Freeborn county Historical society for its research library. The newspapers span the years from 1870 to 2008 and provide a resource for researching family histories, businesses, government agencies, news media and general public infomation.

Project Details
To acquire 133 rolls of microfilmed newspapers for its research library
Project Manager
Salutation
Ms.
First Name
Patricia
Last Name
Mulso
Street Address
1031 Bridge Street
City
Albert Lea
State
MN
Zip Code
56007