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Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To conduct and inventory and cataloging project of 3-dimensional artifacts in OCHS' collections.
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.
Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer
Recipient
Olmsted 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.
Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,997
To hire a qualified consultant to develop an exhibit on the history of the American Indian in Olmsted County.
Recipient
Olmsted County
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,900
To hire a qualified and experienced historian to prepare a Historic Structure Report that will guide future preservation projects
Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,112
To gain intellectual and physical control over a significant historical architectural drawing collection documenting the built environment of Rochester
Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,790
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
Recipient
Rochester Park and Recreation Dept.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,800
To document in 4 interviews with Dakota elders the cultural history of Indian Heights Park in Rochester
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.
Recipient
City of Rochester
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500

A comprehensive report, including three options for new service, was developed by a consortium of professionals for a new HVAC system for the Plummer House of the Arts. This group of professionals consisted of an AIA/LEED certified architect, an HVAC engineer, an historical consultant and a forester. The Henry S. Plummer House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and contains pieces of art and furnishings requiring museum quality climate control.

Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,569

Local television station (KTTC) donated 485 BETA videos and 557 16mm films to the History Center of Olmsted County. New storage methods and materials were implemented to preserve and stabilize these donations. The historic collection was sorted, organized and rehoused into archival containers which were then labeled, cataloged and entered into a Past Perfect database.

This valuable resource, now stored in the HCOC research library, has been made more accessible to the public.

Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,300
To contract with qualified professionals to prepare a Historic Structure Report for the George Stoppel Farmstead, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, now used as an open air museum.
Recipient
Rochester Somali Sports and Youth Organization
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To document in 20 interviews the history of Somali experience in Rochester
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,000

Partner Organizations: It's About Time Theater, The History Center of Olmsted County.

Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,996

A new interpretive exhibit was installed in the North Gallery of the History Center of Olmsted County. The exhibit examines the interaction between culture, place and the environment. Comparisons between the natural and the man-made help to inform perceptions of home and the familiar. The public is able to explore the relationship of the built environment to the natural environment.

Recipient
City of Rochester
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$98,140
To install a professionally-designed environmental system to preserve the Henry S. Plummer House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
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.
Recipient
City of Rochester
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,280

To compile a comprehensive baseline inventory that can be integrated in planning.

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.
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$494,786

Having current and accurate data on historic and archaeological sites is important to understanding our past and to preserving Minnesota’s history for future generations. In 2010-2011, the Minnesota Historical Society awarded contracts for these survey projects:

Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,999
To broaden and improve public experience and increase accessibility to Olmsted County history through a website