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North Star Museum of Boy Scouting and Girl Scouting
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,130
To research context for a manuscript by then 16-year-old Leon Blehart about a 1915 hike from St. Paul to San Francisco.
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Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,743
To make an oral history collection accessible through copy to modern digital format.
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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.
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Steele County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,772
To improve care and management of collections through proper storage.
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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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Steele County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,878
To improve care and management of collections through proper storage.
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Freeborn County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,409

To create and install an interpretive marker on the history of Lodge Zare Zapadu No. 44, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Steele County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,132
To add 43 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility
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Steele County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,457
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
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Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum, Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600
To document in five oral history interviews the historic use and interrelationship of the buildings on the campus of the Minnesota State School for Dependent and Neglected Children, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,944

A comprehensive overhaul and expansion of the existing outdoor tour system at the Minnesota State Public School Orphanage Museum was competed by contractors, volunteers and Museum staff. The overhaul involved outdoor tour map re-creation, kiosk guide improvement, script re-writes and audio track replacement. Two new kiosks and an outdoor display of the 1898 School cornerstone and capstone were also installed.

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Steele County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$40,000
To inventory, catalog, digitize, and rehouse the archives collection during transfer to a new facility.
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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.
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Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000

Current and accurate data on historic and archaeological sites is crucial to understanding our past and to preserving Minnesota's history for future generations. In fiscal years 2012 and 2013, the Minnesota Historical Society, the Office of the State Archaeologist and the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council awarded contracts for the following projects: Archaeological Surveys in Steele, McLeod and Red Lake Counties.

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Steele County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,144
To grow the capacity of the organization to preserve and interpret history through a national training standard
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Steele County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,755
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.