Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
Macalester College
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.

Ramsey
Recipient
Maplewood Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,614

To hire qualified consultants to develop and install an exhibit on the history of 3M in Maplewood.

Ramsey
Washington
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
Ramsey County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,979

To hire a qualified professional to process three archival collections held by Ramsey County Historical Society.

Ramsey
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
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
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,378

To digitize a collection of glass plate negatives, allowing for greater public access to this historic resource.

Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Capitol Region Watershed District
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,150

To document in 15-20 oral history interviews the history of the Capitol Region Watershed District.

Ramsey
Recipient
East Side Freedom Library
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of the Arlington Hills Public Library building.

Ramsey
Recipient
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,600

To hire a qualified consultant to prepare a collections management policies and procedures document.

Ramsey
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
Public Art Saint Paul
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,000

To hire a qualified conservator to restore a significant monument in St. Paul.

Ramsey
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
City of Falcon Heights
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,136

To design, produce, and install two historical markers at Curtiss Field, City of Falcon Heights.

Ramsey
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
Minnesota Museum of American Art
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To convert analog slides of collections images to digital, allowing for greater public access to these historic resources.

Statewide
Ramsey
Recipient
Science Museum of Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$126,196

To provide better organization of archaeological collections, allowing for greater public access to historic resources.

Goodhue
Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$70,272
Improving the educational achievement of Minnesota's students is a strategic priority for MNHS. The Educational Achievement initiative allows MNHS to create partnerships with three school districts--one rural, one suburban and one urban--and evaluate how a variety of educational programs measurably improve student achievement across multiple grade levels over multiple years.
Ramsey
Cass
Hennepin
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,317
MNHS strives to attract high school interns from underrepresented communities to encourage engagement and diversify the institution. Legacy funds supported four high school-age gallery assistants in spring 2016. These students received professional on-the-job experience interacting with visitors in the History Center galleries and at public events. Students contributed more than 300 hours to MNHS. Fifty percent of these students were from communities of color. The Summer Legacy program supported four gallery assistants, beginning in FY16 and continuing into FY17.
Ramsey
Hennepin
Recipient
Germanic-American Institute
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$136,300

To hire qualified professionals to replace the roof on the George W. Gardner House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and home of the Germanic-American Institute.

Ramsey
Recipient
City of Maplewood
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,500

To hire qualified consultants to research and develop interpretive signage on the Gladstone Savanna in Ramsey County.

Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$132,889
Through this partnership, University of Minnesota and ACTC students from diverse backgrounds explored the museum field and issues related to diversity and museums during a semester-long course followed by a paid internship. The program also engages students in discussions on the underrepresentation of communities of color and American Indian nations in historical organizations and public history graduate programs. The class is offered in the fall for ACTC students and as a spring semester course at the University of Minnesota.
Hennepin
Ramsey
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
Rondo Avenue, Inc.
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to research the history of St. Paul's Rondo neighborhood, in preparation for future exhibit panels.

Ramsey
Recipient
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to write an interpretive plan for Mitchell Hamline School of Law.

Ramsey
Recipient
Celtic Junction Arts Center
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,339

To document in 13 oral history interviews the history of Celtic Junction Arts Center.

Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Friends for a Non-Violent World
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,200

To transcribe oral history interviews on the history of peace and justice in Minnesota. .

Statewide
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,196

To conduct a survey of rare Minnesota-produced watercraft to allow for greater public access to these historic resources.

Hennepin
Mille Lacs
Ramsey
Waseca
Wright
Recipient
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,952

To conduct a marine archaeology survey of six suburban Minnesota lakes.

Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Wright
Recipient
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
Recipient
Minnesota Transportation Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to write an education plan for the Minnesota Transportation Museum.

Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$85,081
MNHS and the Wilder Foundation worked together to provide greater access and awareness of MNHS resources to St. Paul neighborhoods through the Wilder Foundation's Neighborhood Leadership Program (NLP). NLP is a six-month training program that has been supported by the Wilder Foundation for the past 20 years with nearly 800 program alumni. The purpose of NLP is to help existing and emerging leaders take action to improve their community. This year 29 people were accepted to the NLP program. Through visits to the Minnesota History Center, participants learned about the diverse history of St.
Ramsey
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
Fitzgerald in Saint Paul
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified professionals to publish a book on historic homes in Minnesota that have a connection to F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota Transportation Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,960

To hire qualified consultants to conduct research for an exhibit on Pullman porters in Minnesota.

Ramsey
Recipient
Heritage Organization of Romanian Americans in Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,920

To hire qualified professionals to produce a documentary on the history of Romanian immigration to Minnesota, 1945-1989.

Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To contract with qualified professionals to prepare HVAC design documents that will help preserve the White Bear Lake Armory.

Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,550

To hire qualified consultants to research and develop interpretive signage on the historic White Bear Town Hall.

Ramsey
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$86,851
MNHS partners with diverse organizations to create in-depth, meaningful learning experiences for young people that help them develop career and life skills. The Mazinaakizige: American Indian Teen Photography Program welcomed six American Indian high school students who investigated historic and contemporary images of American Indians, learned digital photography, and created a gallery show to interpret the theme "Powerful." The opening was held at the Two Rivers Gallery on Dec. 9, 2016, with the gallery donating the space, announcement postcards and frames for the prints.
Hennepin
Ramsey