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Recipient
Oyate Nipi Kte
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,815
To supplement previous work on preserving the Dakota language, which transmits history and cultural heritage, by defining 451 additional verbs.
Anoka
Hennepin
Redwood
Renville
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Anoka County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,117
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Anoka
Recipient
Katha Dance Theatre
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To document in 20 interviews the history of the Katha Dance Theatre's first 25 years.
Anoka
Recipient
Anoka County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$870
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis
Anoka
Recipient
Anoka County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,782
To document in 20 interviews the history of Anoka State Hospital.
Anoka
Recipient
Ramsey County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,259
Partner Organizations: Anoka County Historical Society, Dakota County Historical Society, Scott County Historical Society, and Ramsey County Historical Society Four county historical societies will begin a pilot program in 2015 to provide archaeology and cultural resource management outreach services to local history organizations in the seven-county metro area.The pilot project will address immediate needs of participating organizations, including public programming, data collection, collections care and staff training, while also providing valuable insight into long-term needs of local his
Dakota
Ramsey
Scott
Anoka
Recipient
City of Centerville
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,977

To provide better organization of the collections, allowing for greater public access to the community's historic resources.

Anoka
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan on the importance of water in Dakota history in Minnesota.

Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pennington
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
St. Louis
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Todd
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,664
To hire consultants to develop an exhibit on Dakota culture and history.
Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pennington
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
St. Louis
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Todd
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Anoka County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,999

To digitize a collection of diaries and sketchbooks, allowing for greater public access to these historic resources.

Anoka
Hennepin
Recipient
The Bakken Museum
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop and design an exhibit on the history of electricity in Minnesota.
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
The Bakken Museum
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
To hire consultants to develop and install an exhibit on the history of electricity in Minneapolis.
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,148

A sturdy display case was built to house historic artifacts from the Hesper shipwreck. An interpretive sign was designed, constructed and hung on the wall above the display case telling the history of the ship and stories of the artifacts. Space for the display has been provided in the lobby of the Silver Bay Marina. Through this project, artifacts in private collections have been brought back into public view.

Anoka
Recipient
Anoka County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,515
To publish the first comprehensive, scholarly history of the Anoka County Sheriff's Department
Anoka
Recipient
City of Anoka
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To design, produce, and install historical markers for National Register properties in the City of Anoka.
Anoka
Recipient
North Star Museum of Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,955
To install museum lighting to reduce exposure on the collections and save energy.
Anoka
Recipient
James J. Hill Reference Library
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$85,000

To hire a qualified consultant to develop a Historic Structure Report that will help preserve the St. Paul Public Library/James J. Hill Reference Library, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Ramsey
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Fridley Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,114

The Fridley Historical Society is applying for a grant that will enable us to hire an interviewer to conduct 15 oral histories in order to explore the post World War II suburban development of Fridley, and then have the histories transcribed.  Our intention is to cover the years 1945-1970, by which time Fridley was largely developed.

Anoka
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$494,786

Having current and accurate data on historic and archaeological sites is important to understanding our past and to preserving Minnesota’s history for future generations. In 2010-2011, the Minnesota Historical Society awarded contracts for these survey projects:

Anoka
Carver
Crow Wing
Dakota
Hennepin
Olmsted
Ramsey
Scott
St. Louis
Swift
Washington
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,060

Partner Organizations: Anoka County Historical Society, Hennepin History Museum.

Suburbanization has reached nearly all corners of Hennepin and Anoka Counties. The two counties are bound together by the state's largest school district: Anoka-Hennepin. Working together, the Anoka and Hennepin County Historical Societies are gathering resources located in numerous repositories so that they, and future historians, will have a logical starting place from which to draw information about the suburbanization of Anoka and Hennepin counties.

Anoka
Hennepin
Recipient
Islamic Resource Group
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,610

To capture and convey the Muslim experience in Minnesota through oral interviews and photographic portraits.  The Minneapolis Star Tribune detailed the project in a July 2011 article.

Anoka
Recipient
Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified historian to complete production of a heritage tourism bike tour.

Anoka
Hennepin
Recipient
Minneapolis Riverfront Partnership
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,350
To hire a qualified historian to conduct research on the history of the Red River Oxcart Trail.
Anoka
Hennepin