Acquisition of Microfilm Reader System

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,999
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Afton Historical Society and Museum
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
December 2014
End Date
December 2015
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Washington
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota for 2011 Chapter 6, Article 4, Subdivision 5, Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants.
Appropriation Language

Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. $5,250,000 the first year and $5,250,000 the second year are 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.

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,999
Other Funds Leveraged
$487
Direct expenses
$10,486
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

A new Scanpro 2000 microfilm reader, HP desktop computer and HP 27" LCD monitor were purchased and installed. A training class was given to our Collections manager, two board members and two volunteers. The system is up and running and is a fantastic new addition to the museum.

Description of Funds
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Source of Additional Funds

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Recipient Board Members
Stan Ross, Laurel Ross, Ken Martens, Terry Clymer, Kathy Weed, Mike Thoemke, Deb Erickson, Ken Johnson, Sandi Alexander
Project Overview
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
Project Manager
First Name
Stan
Last Name
Ross
Organization Name
Afton Historical Society and Museum
Street Address
3165 Saint Croix Trail South, PO Box 178
City
Afton
State
MN
Zip Code
55001
Phone
651-436-1346
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Minnesota Historical Society Governing Board: William R. Stoeri, President Missy S. Thompson, Vice President Ruth Huss, Vice President D. Stephen Elliott, Secretary Dean M. Nelson, Treasurer Suzanne Blue Brenda J. Child Robert Bruininks Judith S. Corson D. Stephen Elliott Phyllis Rawls Goff William D. Green David R. Hakensen Ruth S. Huss Martha Kaemmer Dennis L. Lamkin David M. Larson Charles Mahar Dean M. Nelson Elizabeth M. Nordlie Dennis Nguyen Peter R. Reis Hussein Samatar Simon Stevens Susan Kenny Stevens William R. Stoeri Karen Wilson Thissen Missy Staples Thompson Eleanor Winston Ex-Officio: Mark Dayton, Governor Yvonne Prattner Solon Lieutenant Governor Mark Ritchie, Secretary of State Lori Swanson, Attorney General Rebecca Otto, State Auditor