Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
1854 Treaty Authority
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,692

To evaluate and survey archaeological resources by the Grand Portage and Bois Forte Tribal Historic Preservation Offices.

St. Louis
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,239
To add 157 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records
Renville
Recipient
Proctor Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,800

To hire an architect for pre-development work to improve public accessibility at the Proctor Area Historical Society and better comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

St. Louis
Recipient
Granite Falls Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,800

To hire a qualified consultant to write an interpretive plan for the Andrew J. Volstead House, a National Historic Landmark.

Chippewa
Renville
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Hibbing Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,470

To digitize a large collection of photographs, allowing for greater public access to this historic resource.

St. Louis
Recipient
Beth El Foundation of Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,940

To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan on Jewish tradition in Minnesota.

Hennepin
Ramsey
St. Louis
Recipient
Beth El Foundation of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,900

To hire a qualified historian to research the history of Beth El Synagogue in Minnesota.

Hennepin
Ramsey
St. Louis
Recipient
Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to publish a book on the history of 20th century Jewish immigrant culture in Minnesota.

Hennepin
Ramsey
St. Louis
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (University of Minnesota Press)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to publish Howard Greene's journals about the north woods of Minnesota.

Statewide
Cook
Koochiching
Lake
Otter Tail
St. Louis
Recipient
Bois Forte Heritage Museum
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To broaden public access to the work of reknowned Ojibwe artisit Carl Gawboy through a documentary.

St. Louis
Recipient
Hermantown Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,788

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

St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200

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

Aitkin
Crow Wing
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200

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

Aitkin
Crow Wing
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
City of Walters
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified architect to conduct a condition assessment of the Walters Jail, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Faribault
Recipient
Duluth Art Institute
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a condition assessment of the Lincoln Center for Arts Education, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
St. Louis
Recipient
Judy Garland Children's Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to write an interpretive plan for the Gumm historic house (Judy Garland Museum).

Beltrami
Carlton
Cass
Itasca
St. Louis
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
Tower-Soudan Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to develop architectural drawings for the Tower Fire Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Statewide
St. Louis
Recipient
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,998

The USS Essex, a  National Register Property located in Duluth, is Minnesota's only US Navy shipwreck, and the only known shipwreck originally built by renown shipbuilder Donald McKay. Its current location on the shoreline of Minnesota Point is unfavorable for long-term preservation.  To ensure the long-term preservation of the Essex this project developed several options for the future of the Essex, and the requirements needed to fulfill those options.

St. Louis
Recipient
Chisholm Kids Plus
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,725

To design, produce, and install 9 historical markers in the City of Chisholm.

St. Louis
Recipient
Armory Arts and Music Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000

To hire qualified professionals to repair the drill hall floor in the Duluth Armory, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and home of the Armory Arts and Music Center.

St. Louis
Recipient
Saint Louis County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500

To provide appropriate storage for the nationally significant ethnographic Eastman Johnson collection.

St. Louis
Recipient
City of Ely
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,500

To hire a qualified consultant to conduct a reconnaissance study of downtown Ely.

St. Louis
Recipient
Ely Greenstone Public Art Committee
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,935
To document in 12 oral history interviews the history of the Erie Mining Company.
St. Louis
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota - Duluth
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,565

The specific purpose of the project was to conduct an evaluation of the University of Minnesota Duluth Museums' Mechanical Systems (also called the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system or HVAC system) to determine what changes and improvements are feasible and necessary to improve the environmental conditions in each of three buildings: Glensheen, Tweed Museum of Art along with a proposed Tweed museum storage and work space on the second floor of the Chester Building.

St. Louis
Recipient
Bois Forte Heritage Museum
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,700

An engineering professional conducted a review of the Bois Forte Heritage Center HVAC systems, their operation, capacity and capability to maintain tight temperature and humidity conditions. In addition, they presented recommendations for addressing current concerns and improving systems performance and efficiency.

St. Louis
Recipient
Proctor Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,391

To hire a qualified museum consultant to conduct a general preservation needs assessment survey and long range collections preservation plan.

St. Louis
Recipient
Judy Garland Children's Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,330

To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of the Gumm and Milne families in Minnesota.

Aitkin
Beltrami
Carlton
Hennepin
Itasca
Ramsey
St. Louis
Recipient
Hibbing Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

To hire a qualified museum professional to conduct a general preservation needs assessment survey and long range collections preservation plan.

St. Louis
Recipient
Hibbing Economic Development Authority
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,250

Partial award to assist with printing costs of a historic walking tour brochure

St. Louis
Recipient
Sacred Heart Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,125

To hire a qualified consultant to conduct an architectural study of Hotel Sacred Heart, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Renville
Recipient
City of Mountain Iron
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,000

Improvements and reconstruction of Locomotive Park, a National Historic Landmark, through interpretation signage at different locations on the site to tell the story of Mountain Iron mine  and the miner's heritage in the community.

St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Museum of Mining
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

A 1’ scale model of the gallery, developed a visitor traffic flow plan, developed specs for new exhibit walls/structures, researched & developed major exhibit themes & topic areas and developed preliminary activities for these topic areas. The exhibit design allows free movement within the gallery, allowing visitors to enter from either the south or the north door. Visitors move about freely with no dead-ends or backtracking required, which accommodates large groups of school children without diminishing their experience.

St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$90,966

To hire qualified consultants to develop and install an exhibit on Iron Range labor history.

Aitkin
Crow Wing
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Listening Point Foundation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,900

To restore the masonry foundation facade, exterior steps, and interior fireplace hearth in the cabin at Listening Point, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

St. Louis
Recipient
Lake Superior Marine Museum Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$460

To assess the condition of and propose treatment for significant artifacts recovered from the Thomas Wilson shipwreck

St. Louis
Recipient
Lake Superior Marine Museum Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,720

To professionally assess culturally significant maritime artifacts and implement a long range plan to better care for them

St. Louis
Recipient
Laurentian Arts and Culture Alliance
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,000

To hire qualified professionals to repair the storefront of the Lyric Building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and home of Laurentian Arts and Culture Alliance.

St. Louis
Recipient
North Star Foundation of the Mesaba Incorporated
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,200
To hire a qualified historian to write a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for Mesaba Co-op Park.
St. Louis
Recipient
Mesabi Range College Library
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,136

To add 40 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility

St. Louis