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1854 Treaty Authority
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$36,692

To evaluate and survey archaeological resources by the Grand Portage and Bois Forte Tribal Historic Preservation Offices.

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Minnesota Discovery Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,460
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.
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Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,798
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.
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Minnesota Discovery Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer
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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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Iron Range Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$518

To add 17 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records

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Sisu Heritage Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
To stabilize 10 structural elements on the Alex Seitaniemi Barn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and used as a cultural attraction.
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Sisu Heritage Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,500

To stabilize and restore the exterior and foundation of the Alex Seitaniemi Housebarn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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City of Duluth
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,534
To conduct a thorough ethnographic study of the City of Duluth that will identify the indigenous cultural landscape for the purpose of preservation.
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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.
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Friends of B'nai Abraham Synagogue
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,760
To mitigate moisture damage to the rear egress of the B'nai Abraham Synagogue, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
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Friends of B'nai Abraham Synagogue
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,995
To hire a qualified professional to restore the last two of thirteen stain glass windows in the B'nai Abraham Synagogue, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and now used as a community center.
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Friends of B'nai Abraham
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To restore a historic canopy on the B'nai Abraham Synagogue, listed in the National Register of Historic Places

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Friends of B'nai Abraham
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,826

To repoint masonry and preserve windows of the B'nai Abraham Synagogue, undergoing rehabilitation for use as a community center. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Friends of B'nai Abraham
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,994

To restore the prominent fifty-square foot stainglass window above the facility's front entrance

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Friends of B'nai Abraham
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,100

To restore one window and repair brick at the B'nai Abraham, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,980
To gain intellectual and physical control of archival materials held in public trust.
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Beth El Foundation of Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,900
To hire a qualified historian to research the history of Beth El Synagogue in Minnesota.
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Bois Forte Heritage Museum
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To broaden public access to the work of reknowned Ojibwe artisit Carl Gawboy through a documentary.

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Hermantown Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,788

To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust using PastPerfect

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Regents of the University of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,000

To prepare a Historic Structure Report for Glensheen, the Historic Congdon Estate, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Proctor Area Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified professional to assess historically significant collections and write a collections management policy.
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Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,384

To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust using PastPerfect.

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Minnesota Discovery Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
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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.
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Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,384
To improve collections care and management through proper storage
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Friends of B'nai Abraham Synagogue
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,438
To hire qualified professionals to restore portions of the interior window trim and balcony of B'nai Abraham Synagogue, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Duluth Art Institute
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a condition assessment of the Lincoln Center for Arts Education, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Archives of The College of St. Scholastica
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,158

To provide a general conservation assessment of the college archives.

A consultant was hired to conduct a general preservation assessment, to help draft a long-range plan, to assess policies and to prepare a summary report with prioritized recommendations for the future. This was accomplished with a one-day on-site visit and a four day period to write the Preservation Needs Assessment Report. A list and action plan for future preservation actions has been prepared.

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Saint Louis County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,690

A professional preservation specialist was retained to develop a needs assessment, an action item list and a timeline for a complete disaster plan pertaining to the storage and gallery spaces that the SLCHS is responsible for in Duluth's St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center.

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Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,998

The USS Essex, a  National Register Property located in Duluth, is Minnesota's only US Navy shipwreck, and the only known shipwreck originally built by renown shipbuilder Donald McKay. Its current location on the shoreline of Minnesota Point is unfavorable for long-term preservation.  To ensure the long-term preservation of the Essex this project developed several options for the future of the Essex, and the requirements needed to fulfill those options.

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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.
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Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,833
To hire a qualified professional to develop policies and procedures for museum collections management.
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Duluth Public Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
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Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,699
To hire professional conservators to create a plan to respond to and recover from disasters
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Duluth Children's Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To document, clean, and store a collection of historical and cultural dolls using standard conservation practices.
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Dorothy Molter Foundation and Museum
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$42,625

To complete an interpretive plan for the museum in order to make more effective use of limited resources to better serve the public.

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Armory Arts and Music Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
To repoint masonry, preserve terracotta decorative elements, and stabilize the parapets of the Duluth Armory, undergoing rehabilitation for use as a community center. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Armory Arts and Music Center
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To hire a qualifed and experienced historian to prepare a nomination for the Duluth Armory to the National Register of Historic Places

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Duluth Bethel Society, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire qualified consultants to evaluate the Duluth Bethel Society building for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.