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
Bois Forte Tribal Government
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To gather information about military service of Bois Forte Band of Chippewa members, to be placed in the Bois Forte Heritage Center research library.
Koochiching
Recipient
Dakota County Agricultural Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000

To provide programming that tells the story of Dakota County's 160 years of settlement, Minnesota history and cultural traditions, through an entertaining tent show that combines story telling and original music. The show will be reminiscent of the 1900s era Chautauqua programs. It will be performed daily in the tent at Dakota City Heritage Village.

Dakota
Recipient
Dakota County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,172
To transcribe 168 oral histories recorded mostly during the National Bicentennial from Dakota County residents, and to provide digital access to them via the Internet.
Dakota
Recipient
City of Inver Grove Heights
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,990

To document in up to 12 interviews the history of the Rock Island Swing Bridge in preparation for an interpretive plan.

Dakota
Recipient
Prairie Creek Community School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,320

To assemble historical resources pertaining to Prairie Creek School in preparation for its 30th anniversary.

Dakota
Recipient
Northfield Public Library
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,900
To collect primary source materials for a history of the Northfield Public Library since 1970.
Dakota
Recipient
Metropolitan Library Service Agency
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$996,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$955,296

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.

Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Minnesota Genealogical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,000
To broaden public access to primary historical records by acquiring a microfilm reader/printer.
Dakota
Recipient
Koochiching County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,900
To host a small conference that will broaden international cooperation for the preservation of American Indian historic resources along the Rainy River.
Koochiching
Recipient
Dakota City Heritage Village
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,725
To install an air-handling unit for greater control over the museum environment in order to preserve documentary evidence of Dakota County history
Dakota
Recipient
Dakota County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,183

To document in 20 interviews the history of the Hastings State Hospital, 1938-1978.

Dakota
Recipient
Caponi Art Park
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,560

To conduct a basic processing project that will prepare archives collections for public access.

Dakota
Recipient
Le Sueur County Fair Association
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,368

To host a children's show about life on the farm through songs and stories, and offer a presentation about, and create a display area of, antique horse drawn machinery used by farmers from the Le Sueur County area.

Le Sueur
Recipient
MHIS, Inc
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,616
To fabricate and install a historical marker for the two infantry companies from Le Sueur, who participated in the defense of New Ulm, 1862.
Le Sueur
Recipient
Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$111,208
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$111,054

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.

Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
Recipient
Dakota County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,900

To develop a new website that enables better public access to Dakota County history.

Dakota