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Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,202
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.
Recipient
Murray County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,487
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.
Recipient
Murray County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,255
To hire a qualified consultant to assess historically significant railroad documents.
Recipient
Murray County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,612
To begin the inventory of collections at the End-O-Line Railroad Park based on recommendations from a Museum Assessment Program evaluation.
Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,440

In the second phase of an oral history project, Life in Lake Sarah, four additional residents were interviewed and recorded. The recordings were transcribed along with two earlier interviews. The six recordings were compiled in booklet form and added to the permanent collection of the Murray County Historical Society.

Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,188

This project documented the history of life and growth of Lake Sarah Township population amid regional population through the stories and recollections of its residents.  A total of eight long-term residents were interviewed. Six interviews were transcribed and provided to the narrators for proofreading.  The edited transcripts were printed as separate full-color booklets that, along with the CDs of the interviews, will be accessible to the public as part of the Murray County Museum's permanent collection. 

Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,560
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,627
To document in twelve oral history interviews the history of town ball in Murray County.
Recipient
Nobles County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified historian to complete an evaluation to determine eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places for the Worthington National Guard Armory.
Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,671
To hire professional conservators to assess historically significant collections and write a long range preservation plan.
Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
To purchase proper archival storage materials for the historical society's newspaper collection.
Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,855
To gain intellectual and physical control and provide appropriate storage materials for historic textiles held in public trust.
Recipient
Society for the Study of Local and Regional History
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,568
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of women's activities in southwestern Minnesota during World War I.
Recipient
Murray County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,390
To assemble historical resources pertaining to the Great War (1914-1918) in Murray County preparatory to the centennial