Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$266,057
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$273,267

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
Freeborn County Agricultural Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,500

To enhance fair visitors' ability to view local artwork at the Freeborn County Fair, by installing track lighting and purchasing new display cases for 2-D and 3-D exhibits in the Creative Arts and Crafts building. Funds will also be used to bring new programming to the fair. Ben Franklin will live at the fair and converse with visitors, bringing with him historically accurate replicas of furniture, clothing, and cookware. Visitors can watch or participate in building a log cabin with turn of the century tools.

Freeborn
Recipient
Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,384

To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust using PastPerfect.

St. Louis
Recipient
Duluth Children's Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To document, clean, and store a collection of historical and cultural dolls using standard conservation practices.
St. Louis
Recipient
Lake Superior Sustainable Farming Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,300

To document in 10 interviews the history of the Duluth Farmer's Market.

St. Louis
Recipient
Southwest St Louis County Fair
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368

The Floodwood Four Rivers Legacy Encampment Park will make its debut at the 2012 Southwest St Louis County Fair. Located on the banks of the Floodwood River, the encampment will consist of several live, interactive demonstrations and displays depicting early trades and activities that took place on the area rivers. Fair visitors will enjoy activities such as birch bark canoe building demonstrations, fur trading reenactments, Native American homestead displays, and early logging equipment displays and demonstrations.

St. Louis
Recipient
Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,660

To create 15 entries about Minnesota's Jewish institutions using text, photos and videos from the collections of JHSUM for MNopedia.

St. Louis
Recipient
St. Louis County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To produce construction documents for a gallery and adjacent museum storage to preserve Eastman Johnson art works and Ojibwe artifacts.

St. Louis
Recipient
Freeborn County
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,830

To purchase 81 rolls of microfilmed newspapers from bordering communities that include Freeborn County history.

Freeborn
Recipient
St Louis County Fair
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368

To present a three day lumberjack show that will showcase the lumberjack skills of today and yesterday.

St. Louis
Recipient
North Star Foundation of the Mesaba Range Incorporated
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,700

To document in 10 interviews the history of Mesaba Co-op Park and related cooperative movement history.

St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To gain physical and intellectual control of approximately 2000 artifacts using PastPerfect software.

St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Museum of Mining
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To prevent damage occurring to a 1907 steam locomotive, tender, ore cars, and caboose by repairing the railroad track upon which they rest.
St. Louis
Recipient
Hibbing Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,400
To digitize 496 photographs documenting the history of Hibbing and make them accessible via a website.
St. Louis
Recipient
Southeatern Libraries Cooperating
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$308,980
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$316,008

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Winona
Recipient
Southwest St Louis County Fair
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,500

To increase arts and cultural heritage programming at the Southwest St Louis County Fair. Professional artist Brian Jarvi, the first to win both the Minnesota Duck and Pheasant contest in consecutive years, will be an artist in residency during the fair. Reenactments of fur trading, fur trapping, and camp life will also be available to visitors.

St. Louis
Recipient
Ely-Winton Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,900
To hire a qualified historian to research and assemble materials concerning the former Burntside River Community
St. Louis