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Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,465
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.
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
City of St. Cloud
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$575
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.
Benton
Sherburne
Stearns
Recipient
City of Madison
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,180

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

Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,960

To add 255 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records

Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Wilkin County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,789

WCHS purchased 70 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to expand library research resources and broaden public accessibility to primary records.

Wilkin
Recipient
City of Dawson
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385

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

Big Stone
Chippewa
Lac qui Parle
Swift
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
City of Canby
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.

Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Stearns History Museum
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$93,000

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

Benton
Morrison
Sherburne
Stearns
Recipient
City of Canby
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop a Historic Structure Report that will help preserve the Canby Theatre, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Yellow Medicine
Big Stone
Chippewa
Lyon
Pipestone
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,230

To hire professional conservators to assess historically significant collections and write a long range preservation plan.

Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Danebod Lutheran Church and Folk School
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,551

The early nineteen hundred drawing by Jes Smidt exhibited in a lecture hall at the Danebod Folk School complex was safely removed and transported to the Midwest Art Conservation Center laboratories where condition reports and treatment proposals for conservation of the drawing were determined.

Lincoln
Recipient
Danebod Lutheran Church and Folk School
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,865

The Danebod Lutheran Church and Folk School commissioned the repair and restoration of a drawing by Jes Smidt. The 1918 drawing is a copy of a much earlier work by Lorens Frolich (840-935AD). The subject of the work is Queen Thyra Danebod, an important figure in Danish culture, for which the church and school are named.

Lincoln
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
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,080
To hire a qualified professional to develop a disaster plan for the Lac qui Parle County Historical Society.
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Great River Regional Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$410
To add 14 standard Minnesota historic preservation titles to broaden public accessibility
Benton
Recipient
City of Canby
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to repair the marquee on the historic Canby Theatre, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Big Stone
Chippewa
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Pipestone
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,700

To hire qualified technicians to provide designs for Lac qui Parle County Historical Society's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,500
To hire a qualified consultant to perform an assessment of Lac qui Parle Historical Society's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Lincoln County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000

To hire a qualified professional to install light-blocking shades on museum windows in order to provide better storage and exhibit conditions for the artifacts. .

Lincoln
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,984

The Lac qui Parle County Historical Society/Museum purchased a laptop computer and a PastPerfect software program to facilitate the inventory of their entire historical collection. The program is stored on the Lac qui Parle county server.

Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$79,700
To provide lighting that meets museum standards in order to reduce deterioration of artifacts
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
City of Madison
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,100

To hire a qualified architect to conduct a conditions assessment of Madison City Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Lac qui Parle
Recipient
City of Madison
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To develop drawings for the reconstruction of the cupola on the Madison City Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$11,166
To broaden public access to primary historic records through a microfilm reader/printer.
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Benton County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
Benton
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,138

The Lac qui Parle County Historical Society acquisition of 43 books created an "instant" library of Minnesota history that they did not have, which allows for convenient, on site, availability of the information.

Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Great River Regional Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,301

Fifty-seven standard Minnesota history titles were added to the library to broaden public accessibility. The books are available for anyone to request and check out, though some titles will "float" and stay wherever they are returned. Some books books specifically have Foley Public Library as their "home" location and will automatically be sent to Foley, no matter where they are returned.

Benton
Recipient
Ivanhoe Public Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$520
To add 28 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility
Lincoln
Recipient
Ivanhoe Public Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$175
To add 9 standard Minnesota historic preservation titles to broaden public accessibility
Lincoln
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
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$72,225

To hire qualified technicians to upgrade Lac qui Parle County Historical Society's lighting system.

Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$72,342
To provide storage that meets museum standards through purchase of compressible shelving for collections documenting Lac qui Parle County history.
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,052
To hire a qualified museum lighting professional to develop a museum lighting plan.
Lac qui Parle
Recipient
Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,069
To digitize part of a large collection of photo negatives in order to broaden public accessibility.
Benton
Sherburne
Stearns
Recipient
Lac qui Parle County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,525

Because of an increase in the number of donated items as well as an increase in museum visitors, the Lac qui Parle Historical Society determined to upgrade the security system. Nine high-resolution cameras, a monitor and a digital recorder were installed to increase the security of the Historical Society's holdings.

Lac qui Parle
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