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Recipient
Wright County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,600
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
City of Rockford
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$930
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
City of Otsego
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$575
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
Cokato Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To create digital user copies of approximately 1,400 5x7 glassplate negatives from the Gust Akerlund Photography Studio Collection
Recipient
Cokato Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To scan glass plate negatives from the museum's collection for better public access to the images.
Recipient
Cokato Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
To digitize part of a large collection of glass plate negatives in order to broaden public accessibility.
Recipient
Cokato Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To digitize part of a large collection of photo negatives in order to allow the public greater access to this historic resource.
Recipient
Cokato Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To scan and digitize 1,400 significant glass plate negatives from the Gust Akerlund Studio collection.

Recipient
Cokato Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,494

The grant allowed the Cokato Historical Society to hire a vendor to scan 817 8x10 glass plate negatives from the Gust Akerlund Photographic Studio's negative collection, housed at the Cokato Museum. The total size of the Akerlund Negative Collection is 14,017 images. Of that amount, 11,552 are of the rare and fragile glass plate negative variety.

Recipient
Wright County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,373
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis.
Recipient
City of Cokato
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To improve public accessibility at the Cokato Historical Society and better comply with the Americans with Disability Act.
Recipient
City of Delano
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$42,140
To remove brick infill and restore exterior doors of the Delano Village Hall, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
City of Rockford
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,950
To hire qualified engineers to develop design drawings for the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, in planning for installation at the Ames-Florida-Stork House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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 Howard Lake
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,560
To hire a qualified consultant to write a feasibility study for Howard Lake City Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
City of Buffalo
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,720

The city hired a preservation consultant to complete a Historic Context Study for the City of Buffalo. The general history of the community, organized by theme, provides useful information about the city's historic resources. Copies of the completed report have been given to the City Council and Planning Commission, the City Library, the Wright County Historical Society, the state Senator and Representative for the area and is available on the City's website.

Recipient
City of Rockford
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$121,274
To hire qualified technicians to install a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in the Ames-Florida House, now part of the Rockford Area Historical Society's museum facilities, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
Dassel Area Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$47,298
To fabricate and install an exhibit on the history of seed corn.
Recipient
Cokato Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To make primary records accessible through a new microfilm reader/printer

Recipient
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,230
To research and analyze the few existing dugout canoes in the State of Minnesota.
Recipient
City of Rockford
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,936
To provide appropriate storage materials for archival collections.
Recipient
Wright County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,119
To monitor the temperature and relative humidity in the Wright County Heritage Center in order to better preserve evidence documenting Wright County history.
Recipient
City of Howard Lake
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$34,000
To hire a qualified consultant to prepare planning documents that will help preserve the Howard Lake City Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
Rockford Area Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000
To hire qualified professionals to produce a
Recipient
Cokato Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500
To provide public access to the story of Smith Lake, a former settlement in Middleville Township (Wright County)
Recipient
Otsego Heritage Preservation Commission
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,945

A consultant was hired to facilitate a process to grow the capacity of the organization to preserve and interpret history through a national training standard, known as StEPs. The StEPs program is an on-going process for continuous improvement.

Recipient
City of Rockford
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,579
To prepare for the 2014 centennial of World War I by assembling documentation of Minnesota homefront experiences