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Recipient
Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,240
To document in 10 oral history interviews the history of Dorothy Molter and her work in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota (Duluth Campus)
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,338
To survey prehistoric archaeological sites in the Cloquet River travel corridor.
Lake
Recipient
Northern Bedrock Preservation Corps
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop architectural drawings for reuse of Halfway Ranger Station, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake
Recipient
Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,974
To hire qualified professionals to design and install historical markers pertaining to the mid-North Shore region of Minnesota.
Lake
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
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
Minnesota Discovery Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To begin the next phase of a complete collections inventory, making the collections more accessible to the public.
Aitkin
Cook
Crow Wing
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
William M. Kelley High School
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,008
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,008

Publication, in book format, of a narrative history of a "company town," Silver Bay, Minnesota, based on interviews with longtime residents (interviews and transcriptions funded by a previous Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund grant) and on interviews previously collected by the Bay Area Historical Society.  

Lake
Recipient
William M. Kelley High School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,860

To preserve the stories known only to older members of the community a narrative history of Silver Bay, Minnesota was compiled using interviews of longtime residents. The students of William M. Kelley High School recorded and transcribed 15 hours of small-group and individual interviews of 44 early and former residents of the town including officials and employees of Reserve Mining Company. These interviewees relate their experiences of living and working in the area. Silver Bay was established as a "company town" in the late 1950's and remained as such into the early 1980's.

Lake
Recipient
Lake County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,650
To hire a contractor to repair four original windows in the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Depot, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake
Recipient
St. Cloud State University
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,240
To scientifically determine age of recovered archaeological artifacts.
Lake
Recipient
Northern Bedrock Conservation Corps
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified historical architect to assess reuse of the Halfway Ranger Station, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake
Recipient
Finland Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,100

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

Lake
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,400

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

Aitkin
Crow Wing
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Finland Minnesota Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,614
To provide Finland Minnesota Historical Society with professional continuing education through a national museum training program.
Lake
Recipient
Proctor Area Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified museum consultant to develop an interpretive plan for a railroad history gallery.
Carlton
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
St. Cloud State University
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,050
To initiate research at five adjacent archaeological sites in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, which will inform an eventual National Register of Historic Places nomination.
Lake
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
Minnesota Discovery Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified consultants to develop and install an exhibit on labor history in St. Louis County.
Aitkin
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
To provide public access to the story of the Madeira shipwreck by adding an interpretive panel to the Madeira's anchor on display at Split Rock State Park
Lake
Recipient
Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,670
To fabricate and install an outdoor exhibit of a hull section of the Madeira, a shipwreck listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,883
To hire professional conservators to assess historically significant collections and write a long range preservation plan.
Aitkin
Cook
Crow Wing
Itasca
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$900
To create two Iron Range entries for the MNopedia project for online research.
Aitkin
Cook
Crow Wing
Itasca
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,240
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
Aitkin
Crow Wing
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,937

To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for the Shipwreck Harriet B.

Lake
Recipient
Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,605
To hire qualified consultants to evaluate the Shipwreck Harriet B for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake
Recipient
Arts on Superior
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To research and write a script for a walking tour that will enhance public access to the history of Two Harbors.
Lake
Recipient
Two Harbors Community Radio
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
To document in 15 oral history interviews the history of radio, television, and movies in Two Harbors.
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Arts on Superior
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To create 17 entries on Two Harbor's history for the MNopedia project for online research.
Lake
Recipient
Minnesota Discovery Center
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,200

To hire project staff to research the history of Iron Range paleontology, archaeology, and geology in preparation for a future exhibit.

Aitkin
Cook
Crow Wing
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Arts on Superior
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to produce a booklet on the history of the Two Harbors waterfront.
Lake
St. Louis
Recipient
Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,300

The DMF has completely redesigned its website to broaden and improve public experience and increase accessibility to Boundary Waters history by illustrating the life of Dorothy Molter. The updated website provides searchable internet access to its archives, collects and shares memories of Dorothy Molter, has enabled news updates and improved the ease of online membership renewals and product sales.

Go to: http://rootbeerlady.com

 

 

Lake
Recipient
City of Two Harbors
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$55,000
To hire qualified professionals to repair windows in the Two Harbors Carnegie Library, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake