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Recipient
Hormel Historic Home
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,586
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.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,172
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.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,345
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
Dodge
Freeborn
Mower
Olmsted
Steele
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,922
To acquire microfilm copies of the Austin Daily Herald newspaper through 2007.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,934
To add 122 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,570

To provide better storage conditions, allowing for greater public access to objects in the collection.

Mower
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
Mower County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To create and install an exhibit on the ghost towns of Mower County.

Mower
Recipient
Hormel Historic Home
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,620

To survey educators and assess local needs for on-site or classroom education units.

Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,944

To document in 10 oral history interviews the history of Lyle schools and businesses.

Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,529

To document in oral history interviews the history of churches and organizations in Lyle, MN.

Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$43,280
To conduct an initial phase of a collections inventory to gain intellectual control of the collections.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To create an interpretive plan that meets National Association for Interpretation standards and that will enable better public usage of a complex of relocated structures documenting Mower County history.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To microfilm the records of 12 Mower County townships.

Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,078
A research phase was completed on background information related to creating a new exhibit on Mower County during World War II. To perform the research, their curator's hours were increased to determine exhibit themes, create a tentative floor plan for the exhibit, and determine cost estimates for an implementation project.
Their curator was able to identify themes relating to Mower County's contributions to World War II.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,224
To provide basic processing of a collection of photographs documenting Mower County history so that the public will have greater access.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,518

The purpose of the grant was to collect prepatory information and purchase necessary equipment to carry out a microfilming project, to preserve and make accessible records of individual townships within Mower County from the earliest date possible through 2008.  To complete this work, the Project Director met with members of the Minnesota Historical Society staff and a microfilming agent to learn about the microfilming and record preparation process.  Three meetings were scheduled to go through the process of preparing records for microfilming.  The first meeting was with Steve Cunat in t

Mower
Recipient
Austin Area Commission for the Arts, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To contract with a qualified professional to prepare a conditions assessment, update to the HSR recommendations, and prepare modest pre-design.
Mower
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,805

To microfilm 50 years of Mower County newspapers to make primary records more accessible to the public.

Mower
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
Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,310
Partner Organizations: Kasson Alliance for Restoration, Mantorville Restoration Association, Friends of Mayowood, Denmark Township Historical Society, Friends of Saint Rose, Preservation Lake City, County Historical Societies, Red Wing Downtown Main Street, Winona Main Street, Winona Area Chamber of Commerce, Faribault Main Street, and Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism PAM will work to provide its partners with staff support, administration, supervision, and additional preservation and planning expertise.
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Mower County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To install an exhibit on the impact of World War II on Mower County residents.
Mower