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Ramsey County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,900
To complete the research and writing of a manuscript documenting the history of Black baseball in Minnesota, 1940s-1960s.
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Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

Partner: History Theatre

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Minnesota Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$14,720

The Minnesota Historical Society, the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Minnesota Humanities Center hosted a series of listening sessions and posted an online survey to obtain public input on how the Arts and Cultural Heritage funds should be spent. 

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Maplewood Area Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified consultants to develop an exhibit on 3M's history with the City of Maplewood.
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70 Years Project
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$39,000

The Minnesota Historical Society partnered with the 70 Years Project to begin development of a web site that will enable all Minnesotans to again share in the tragedies and triumphs of the 1,345 days of World War II.  The site will feature oral histories from World War II veterans as well as a wartime headline taken from Minnesota newspapers for every day of the war.  The web site will serve as a resource for the general public, as well as for the relatives of the more than 300,000 Minnesotans who fought in the war.

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Beltrami County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,424
To add 104 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
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Hibbing Public Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To enable public access to primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer.
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City of Royalton
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,695
To purchase microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
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Stearns History Museum and Research Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To enable public access to primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer/scanner.
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Ely-Winton Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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Rock County Community Library (Plum Creek Library System)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,285
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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Todd County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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Freeborn County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,380
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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Winona County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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Beltrami County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,734
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Hennepin County Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer/scanner.
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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.
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Todd County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,954
To add 83 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
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Afton Historical Society and Museum
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,999
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Minnesota African American Museum & Cultural Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer.
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Watonwan County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Carver County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,825
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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Hutchinson Public Library
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Jackson County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Lyon County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Blue Earth County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase two microfilm reader/printers to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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Koochiching County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Cokato Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To scan glass plate negatives from the museum's collection for better public access to the images.
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Minnesota Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,952

The Alexander Ramsey House is an 11,000-square-foot mansion that was home to Minnesota's first territorial governor. The mansion contains approximately 14,000 original furnishings and has one of the most intact collections of Victorian-era artifacts in the Midwest.

Despite these assets and a sound public educational program, the site has experienced a steady decline in attendance. Arts and Cultural Heritage funding is supporting a project to understand the reasons for this decline.

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Regents of the University of Minnesota (Institute on Community Integration)
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To compile an anthology of the history behind the 1957 Minnesota law requiring special education for children with disabilities.
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PACER Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,894
To document in 8 oral history interviews the history of the founding of the PACER Center.
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AirSpace Minnesota
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To research innovation and invention throughout the history of Minnesota's aviation industry.
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Field Regina Northrop Neighborhood Group, Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,200
To have the Arthur and Edith Lee House evaluated for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,200
To hire a qualified professional to prepare a Historic Structures Report for the John Bergquist House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Bethel University Digital Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,800
To digitize The Clarion, the Bethel University's student newspaper, 1983-2007, for increased public access.
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Pioneerland Library System
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,283
To add 57 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility.
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Brown County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a roof assessment for the historic New Ulm Post Office, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and home of the Brown County Historical Society.
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Rushford Area Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,693
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust using PastPerfect Museum Software.
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Scott County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,951
To gain intellectual and physical control of photographic materials held in public trust.
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Cass County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,000
To hire a qualified museum lighting professional to develop a museum lighting plan.