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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
Wabasha Public Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,556

In a collaborative effort between the Wabasha Public Library and the Wabasha County Museum the history of the Wabasha area was interpreted in a weekend event focusing on the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux and its impact on the "Half-Breed Tract", a reservation of children of mixed Indian and European ancestry. The 1851 signing of the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux and the resulting settlement and tourism were analyzed through the perspectives of the native Dakota, the Euro-American tourist and the newly arrived settlers from 1851 to 1861.

Wabasha
Recipient
City of Lake City
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$465
To provide professional development for one staff member at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Goodhue
Wabasha
Recipient
City of Wabasha
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,525
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.
Wabasha
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 Plainview
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,105
To design, produce, and install historical markers in the City of Plainview to commemorate the Civil War.
Wabasha
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
Wabasha Public Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,304

A general Conservation Assessment of and Long Range Plan for the preservation of the library's local history collections was prepared by Wabasha Public Library. The Library contracted with the Midwest Art Conservation Center to complete the project. The Plan will be used to set preservation policies, to identify storage and environmental needs, to make recommendations for disaster preparedness and to develop policy and procedures for the collections

Wabasha
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500

The Historical society hired a qualified professional conservator to conduct a general conservation assessment of its collections and provide a long range plan for preservation. The final report summarizes the condition of the collections environment at the Reads Landing School site. Recommendations include a collection review and inventory to be conducted. A comprehensive list of resources and suppliers was also included in the final report.

 

Wabasha
Recipient
Winona County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,200

To create 3 Winona County entries for the MNopedia project for online research.

Winona
Dakota
Goodhue
Houston
Ramsey
Wabasha
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
City of Wabasha
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To acquire professional services for a study on potential municipal reuse of the J.B. Finchy Building, a contributing feature of the Wabasha Commercial Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Wabasha
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 Wabasha
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

A reuse study on the Hurd House/Anderson Hotel, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, was completed by John Lauber and Associates with a final draft sent to the City of Wabasha on 1/24/2011.  The City of Wabasha Historic Preservation Commission and Port Authority along with City Administrator and Planner were directly involved with the development of the project.

Wabasha
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,275
To microfilm and make accessible three newspaper Wabasha County newspapers, 1905-1953
Wabasha
Recipient
National Eagle Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To research and develop an exhibit exploring the relationship between the natural world and human activity in the Minnesota portion of the Mississippi flyway.
Wabasha
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
National Eagle Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,950
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for the National Eagle Center.
Houston
Wabasha
Winona
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
City of Plainview
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,290
To design, produce, and install a historical marker on the First Peace Corps volunteers from the City of Plainview.
Wabasha
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
Olmsted County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,129
To add 90 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Dodge
Fillmore
Goodhue
Mower
Olmsted
Wabasha
Waseca
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

A detailed Historic Structures Report was prepared that will guide future restoration of the Reads Landing School, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building houses the Wabasha County Historical Society Museum. Three consultants with historic heritage, design and architectural expertise were hired to work with the WCHS Board to analyze the condition of the building and propose solutions for both building rehabilitation and programming.. The final report contains multiple recommendations for functional use of space, site planning and accessibility.

Wabasha
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,920

To mitigate the risk of fire in the Reads Landing School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Wabasha
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,290
To contract with qualified professionals to prepare construction documents for the restoration and preservation of the Reads Landing School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and used as the Wabasha County History Museum.
Wabasha
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$303,410
To preserve and restore windows, cornice, and brick on the Reads Landing School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and currently used as the applicant's museum.
Wabasha
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to create an interpretive plan for exhibits at the historical society's Reads Landing Schoolhouse museum building.
Wabasha
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to stabilize the cupola on the Reads Landing School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Wabasha
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,993
To improve collections care and management through proper storage.
Wabasha
Recipient
City of Lake City
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination for a local historic district along South Oak Street in Lake City.
Wabasha