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St. Cloud State University
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$575
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.
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City of St. Cloud
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$575
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.
Benton
Sherburne
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Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To enable public access to primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer/scanner.
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Todd County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
Todd
Douglas
Morrison
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St. Cloud State University
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,204

114 rolls of microfilmed newspapers were acquired from the Minnesota Historical Society of seven (7) local St. Cloud newspapers including the St. Cloud State Chronicle. The materials were checked in, cataloged and made available to St. Cloud State library patrons.

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Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,867
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis.
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Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,793

Conservation treatment, including beadwork restoration, repairs, cleaning and the creation of storage mounts was completed as proposed for three Anishinabeg (Ojibway) bandolier bags.

 

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The Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

To hire a qualified consultant to develop architectural drawings for the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Todd
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Stearns History Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$93,000

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

Benton
Morrison
Sherburne
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Paynesville Area Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,820
To provide better organization of archival materials which will allow the public greater access to the community
Kandiyohi
Meeker
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Stearns History Museum
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,610
To provide an engineering assessment of the museum's 1983 environmental systems
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Stearns History Museum
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,968
To hire a qualified consultant to conduct an audience analysis for Stearns History Museum.
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Ce Tempoxcalli
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To construct a historically accurate account and thorough context of the 1995 Hunger Strike.

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The Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,350
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a conditions assessment of the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Todd
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Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,868
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
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Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,946
To improve care and management of archival and small three-dimensional collections through proper storage.
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Haehn Museum
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,770
To conserve two pencil/charcoal drawings by influential early 20th-century artist Justina Knapp, OSB
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St. Cloud State University
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,495
To digitize and make accessible the Normalia, St. Cloud State student newspaper, 1893-1904
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St. Cloud State University
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,763
To digitize 33 oral histories documenting the growth of St. Cloud State University, 1900-1990
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Minnesota Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,612
Partners: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MNSCU), University of Minnesota (U of M), Minneapolis Public Schools, St. Paul Public Schools Through this program, partners are extending the reach of National History Day in Minnesota. MNHS professional staff members coordinate school services with an emphasis on support for students from diverse backgrounds. Higher education partnerships help build college readiness skills for middle and high school students and strengthen the mentoring skills of Minnesota college students.
Ramsey
Hennepin
Clay
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Melrose Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,300

To hire a qualified museum lighting professional to develop a museum lighting plan.

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St. Cloud State University
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,867
To hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a survey in an attempt to locate Fort Fair Haven.
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St. Cloud State University
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,816
To hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a survey to locate the remains of Fort Holes.
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Saint John's Abbey & University
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,046

To undertake a general preservation needs assessment of library collections at Saint John's University.

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City of St. Cloud
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,700

The City of St. Cloud Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC), in partnership with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota (BBBSCM), developed the “Going Downtown” History Hunt event to demonstrate how historic buildings can be used as excellent tools to teach local history.

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Great River Regional Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,485
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer
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Saint John's Abbey & University
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire qualified historians to prepare the texts of approximately 20 markers that will facilitate public access to the history of Saint John's University campus.
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Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$42,385
To implement recommendations from an HVAC evaluation that will ensure better climate control for the preservation of historic resources in a 1,300 square foot archival storage vault
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Dassel Area Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,298
To fabricate and install an exhibit on the history of seed corn.
McLeod
Meeker
Stearns
Wright
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St. Cloud State University
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000

To hire a qualified historian to research the cultural history of St. Cloud State University.

Sherburne
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Cold Spring Area Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,107
To add 43 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility.
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Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000
This initiative will share the stories of important historical cases and engage communities with the court system. Members of the Hispanic Bar Association will conduct oral interviews with select members, which will become part of a traveling exhibit in partnership with MNHS. Through this project, MNHS will assist the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association in advancing the goals of the Minnesota Legal Experience.
Ramsey
Rice
Stearns
Sherburne
Beltrami
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Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,069
To digitize part of a large collection of photo negatives in order to broaden public accessibility.
Benton
Sherburne
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Stearns History Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,750

To enhance public accessibility to archival collections through an online database.

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The Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000

To hire qualified professionals to rebuild the chancel wall in the Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Paynesville Area Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,930
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of underserved populations in the Paynesville area.
Kandiyohi
Meeker
Stearns
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City of St. Cloud
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To hire a consultant to complete a publicly available, digital-audio tour of the city's historically significant Mississippi River built environment based on recommendations in a Community Education and Marketing Plan.

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College of Saint Benedict
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,569

A history of the college was written in preparation for the 2013 observance of it's Centennial Anniversary. The history examines the context of women's higher education in America as perceived by the College of St. Benedict alumnae. Information gathering included oral history interviews that were conducted with twenty nine alumnae exploring their experiences and perceptions of what college taught them. Two assistants were hired to conduct the interviews. Because of scheduling conflicts, the project director shared this work.

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