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Scott County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,650

This grant application is being submitted for funding for the implementation portion of the Scott County Historical Society’s upcoming exhibit “Marking Time:  The Rituals of Life & Death”.  Virtually every society in the world practice rituals marking the significant transitions between birth and death.

Recipient
Scott County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,010
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
Scott County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis.
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Ramsey County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$74,259
Partner Organizations: Anoka County Historical Society, Dakota County Historical Society, Scott County Historical Society, and Ramsey County Historical Society Four county historical societies will begin a pilot program in 2015 to provide archaeology and cultural resource management outreach services to local history organizations in the seven-county metro area.The pilot project will address immediate needs of participating organizations, including public programming, data collection, collections care and staff training, while also providing valuable insight into long-term needs of local his
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Scott County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,000
To catalog the Maurice Stans collection in order to gain physical and intellectual control over the collection and offer it to the public in new ways.
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Scott County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,951
To gain intellectual and physical control of photographic materials held in public trust.
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Three Rivers Park District - The Landing
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,949

The project helps put The Landing back on a professional collections management footing after a disastrous fire several years ago that destroyed all of their inventory information.

The grant allowed them to start making an inventory of the twenty-five buildings that make up The Landing including recording the condition and location of the collection.

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Three Rivers Park District - The Landing
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,750

Building on past efforts to catalog collections, the Three Rivers Park District continued the assessment and inventory of collections at The Landing in Shakopee. Inventories of 1, 015 artifacts from six (6) individual structures: the Wilkie House; the Graffenstadt House; the Kahl House; the Harms House; the Bank, and the Boesel "Red" Barn were conducted. All artifact information was recorded by PastPerfect software.

Recipient
MIGIZI Communications
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,490
To complete research on the impact of the Federal Urban Indian Relocation Program in Minneapolis.
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
Scott County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
Recipient
The Bakken Museum
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop and design an exhibit on the history of electricity in Minnesota.
Recipient
The Bakken Museum
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
To hire consultants to develop and install an exhibit on the history of electricity in Minneapolis.
Recipient
City of Belle Plaine
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$71,725
The restoration of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration restored the building to a condition that is suitable for occupancy and prevented the building from becoming unsafe thus requiring it to be demolished. The largest portion of the restoration involved repairs to the foundation. The Episocopal Church of the Transfiguration, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and located in a city park.

 

Recipient
City of Belle Plaine
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop design guidelines that will help with the restoration of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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City of New Prague
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to conduct a survey of historic structures in downtown New Prague.
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City of Northfield (Northfield Hospital and Clinics)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,917
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of the Northfield City Hospital.
Recipient
Scott County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,625
To install power-door operators at the front entry of the museum to become compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Recipient
City of Jordan
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,189
To begin to gain intellectual and physical control over a significant historical collection documenting the City of Jordan
Recipient
Scott County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,990
To broaden public access to primary historical records by acquiring a microfilm reader/printer.
Recipient
Scott County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,105

A two year backlog of weekly Scott county newspapers, including the Shakopee Valley News, Jordan Independent, Belle Plain Herald, New Prague Times, Prior Lake American and the Savage Pacer were microfilmed by the Scott County Historical Society. A volunteer organized the newspapers by city and date, bundled them by year and created the microfilm targeting sheets. The newspapers were then boxed and sent to an outside vendor for microfilming. Negative and positive 35 mm master prints were made of the microfilmed newspapers.

Recipient
Scott County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,159
To microfilm two years of Scott County newspapers to broaden public accessibility.
Recipient
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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City of Northfield (Northfield Hospital and Clinics)
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified professional to produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield City Hospital.
Recipient
City of New Prague
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified historian to conduct a historic context study for the City of New Prague.
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Scott County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,171
To improve care and management of oversize and flat file collections through proper storage.
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Scott County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of Scott County.
Recipient
Scott County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,772
To prepare a booklength manuscript based on oral histories with World War II veterans from Scott County
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City of New Prague
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$900

The Southside Park and Yackly Park Historical Markers were created and installed to identify and document two historical home sites located within City Parks in the City of New Prague.

Yackly Park site, there had been past efforts made to document the history of the site and the existence of a log cabin with family ties back to New Prague's Founder Anton Philipp. In 2005, irrepairable damage to the remnants of the Yackly Cabin (rot and severe structural problems) led to its documentation by the Scott County Historical Society and demolition.

Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$494,786

Having current and accurate data on historic and archaeological sites is important to understanding our past and to preserving Minnesota’s history for future generations. In 2010-2011, the Minnesota Historical Society awarded contracts for these survey projects: