Acquisition of Microfilm Reader/Scanner/Printer

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Blue Earth County Historical Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2015
End Date
March 2016
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Statewide
Blue Earth
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
$10,000
Other Funds Leveraged
$2,373
Direct expenses
$12,373
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Available upon request. Contact

Measurable Outcome(s)

Since the equipment is still quite new to BECHS, we have not explored all of the possibilities now available to us. However, in the short time, we have already been able to meet the needs of our customers through access to microfilm, copies available on paper, and a photograph captured as a jpeg.

Description of Funds
Available upon request. Contact
Source of Additional Funds

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Recipient Board Members
Patrick Baker, Ky Battern, Dale Benefield, Jessica Beyer, Preston Doyle, Sandi Garlow, Wendy Greiner, Jim Gullickson, Susan Hynes, Mike Lagerquist, Shirley Piepho, William Steil, Marnie Werner,
Randy Zellmer
Project Overview
To purchase two microfilm reader/printers to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
Project Manager
First Name
Jessica
Last Name
Potter
Organization Name
Blue Earth County Historical Society
Street Address
424 Warren St.
City
Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56001
Phone
507-345-5566
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