Minnesota's Legacy

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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
Redwood Falls Public Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,326
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.
Redwood
Recipient
Redwood County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,795
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.
Redwood
Recipient
Renville County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,879

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

Redwood
Renville
Recipient
Wabasso Public Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer
Redwood
Recipient
Redwood Falls Public Library
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,041

With the grant the Redwood Falls Public Library purchased 122 rolls of microfilm for newspapers published in Redwood County for Belview, Delhi, Lamberton, Lucan and Milroy.

Quote from their final report:

“The very day we added the new microfilm to the genealogy room it was used by an excited patron researching Milroy baseball.  It was a treat to see her delight and to also know that we were meeting her needs as well as the needs of many more to come thanks to the Legacy Grant and its additions to our collection.”

Redwood
Recipient
Redwood Falls Public Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,540

Redwood Falls Public Library added 140 rolls of microfilms of local newspapers published in Redwood County.

Redwood
Recipient
Redwood Falls Public Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,234
To add 111 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Redwood
Renville
Recipient
City of Belview
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

As preparation to additional historic preservation work on the Odeon Theatre, listed in the national Register of Historic Places, a qualified historical architect was hired to inspect and evaluate the building. Issues of safety/building codes, accessibility concerns, weather-tightness and future functional improvements were addressed. The final report included a mechanical/electrical evaluation of the building and its proposed future addition. Improvements will include accessible restrooms, a second accessible exit, expanded storage space and the repair of the stage floor.

Redwood
Recipient
Lower Sioux Indian Community
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified historian to research the history of cultural and medicinal plants specific to the Lower Sioux Indian Community in southwestern Minnesota.
Redwood
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,441
To research, develop, and pilot a Dakota history and cultural heritage curriculum that meets state social studies standards for grades 6-12.
Statewide
Redwood
Renville
Yellow Medicine
Dakota
Ramsey
Recipient
Lower Sioux Indian Community
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a professional web developer to develop an interactive web application about traditional Dakota cultural and medicinal plants.

Redwood
Renville
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
Redwood Falls Public Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,513
To enable public access to primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer
Redwood
Recipient
City of Redwood Falls
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,885

A pocket guide to historic locations in and near Redwood Falls was created to make people more aware of the historical and cultural significance of the buildings and sites in the area. This is the first collection of historic sites in this form to be made accessible to the public in the region. Copies of the Guide were distributed at City Hall, City Library, the Chamber of Commerce and Redwood County Historical Society.

Redwood
Recipient
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum & Tourist Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

A hands on "walk through history" exhibit was developed by the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum that puts the Walnut Grove area in context with the residency of Laura Ingalls Wilder. The permanent exhibit features small town venues that include a general store, a bank, a post office and a telephone booth dating from the 1870's to the 1940's.

Redwood
Recipient
Redwood County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500

To improve lighting conditions in the museum by installing UV window film.

Redwood
Recipient
Redwood Falls Public Library
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,960

To purchase 128 rolls of microfilmed newspapers from Redwood County.

Redwood
Recipient
Redwood Falls Public Library
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,778
To acquire 83 rolls of microfilmed newspapers for the public library.
Redwood
Recipient
Redwood Falls Public Library (Plum Creek Library System)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,399
To microfilm Redwood Gazette newspapers to make primary records more accessible to the public.
Redwood
Renville
Recipient
Lamberton Public Library
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,107
To add 43 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility
Redwood
Recipient
Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified interpretive specialist to develop an interpretive plan for the history along 287 miles of the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway.
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Chippewa
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Redwood
Scott
Sibley
Swift
Traverse
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Redwood County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,600
To hire a qualified web designer to increase public access through a website to Redwood County history.
Redwood
Recipient
Redwood County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,200
To hire a qualified and experienced HVAC engineer to evaluate current system preparatory to better control of the Redwood County History Museum environment
Redwood
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,900

To hire qualified consultants to develop and install a traveling exhibit on World War I in Kandiyohi County.

Big Stone
Chippewa
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Redwood
Renville
Swift
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for a traveling exhibit on World War I in Kandiyohi County.
Big Stone
Chippewa
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Redwood
Renville
Swift
Yellow Medicine