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Oyate Nipi Kte
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,815
To supplement previous work on preserving the Dakota language, which transmits history and cultural heritage, by defining 451 additional verbs.
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Yellow Medicine County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,474
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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City of Canby
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.

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City of Granite Falls
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500
To assess the structural support system of the Andrew J. Volstead House Museum, a National Historic Landmark.
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City of Granite Falls
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$153,990
To complete stabilization and rehabilitation of the masonry foundation and footings of the Andrew J. Volstead House, a National Historic Landmark, and used as a community reception space.
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Yellow Medicine County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,542
To broaden public access to primary historical death records prior to 1909 through an online searchable database.
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City of Canby
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop a Historic Structure Report that will help preserve the Canby Theatre, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Dakota Wicohan
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$89,441
To research, develop, and pilot a Dakota history and cultural heritage curriculum that meets state social studies standards for grades 6-12.
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Dakota Wicohan
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000

To conduct oral history interviews with the few remaining Dakota-as-a-first language speakers.  In July 2011, KARE-TV featured the project as part of its "Land of 10,000 Stories" series. 

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Yellow Medicine County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,545
To broaden public access to primary historical birth and death records prior to 1909 through an online searchable database.
Recipient
Yellow Medicine County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,775

YMCHS purchased equipment, supplies and a one-year subscription to Ancestry.com to provide access to family history in Yellow Medicine County. Advertisements have been placed in local newspapers and brochures to inform the public of these new resources.

 

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City of Canby
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to repair the marquee on the historic Canby Theatre, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified interpretive specialist to develop an interpretive plan for the history along 287 miles of the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway.
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Minnesota's Machinery Museum
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,575

To improve the organization's ability to secure collections held in the public trust, Minnesota's Machinery Museum replaced the outdated video security system with a digital recording system. the new system has the capacity to record for 30 days with 24/7 coverage. This is a significant improvement that provides better data.

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Yellow Medicine County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,095
To install a security system in order to protect the collections from theft or fire.
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Upper Sioux Community Board of Trustees
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

The Upper Sioux Community secured the services of a qualified consultant to assist in completing an application for certification as a Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) for the National Park Service. Public input meetings were conducted as part of the preparation for the application. Having THPO status will support one of the leading Dakota communities' efforts to secure and document their history.

Recipient
Yellow Medicine County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,872

The society purchased 40 double-sided display racks and rack stands for a two-part exhibit. The first part of the exhibit, writing and displaying township histories has been completed. The second part, writing and displaying biographies of early settlers to each township using the 1900 census and plat maps, was only partially completed.

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Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for a traveling exhibit on World War I in Kandiyohi County.