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Crow Wing County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,347
To add 74 rolls of microfilmed Bureau of Indian Affairs records to make primary records more accessible to the public.
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Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,693

Added 28 rolls of microfilm of the Crosby-Ironton Courier newspapers from 1991-2007 to broaden public accessibility to primary records.

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City of Brainerd
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop a Historic Structure Report that will help preserve the Brainerd Water Tower, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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City of Brainerd
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,434
To develop historical markers to facilitate public access to stories significant to the Brainerd community.
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Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,900
To add to an existing exhibit the insightful audio reminiscences by Charley Fletcher of the Great War period in Crow Wing County
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Minnesota Discovery Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,200
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
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Minnesota Discovery Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To begin the next phase of a complete collections inventory, making the collections more accessible to the public.
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MIGIZI Communications
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,490
To complete research on the impact of the Federal Urban Indian Relocation Program in Minneapolis.
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Crow Wing County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$16,050
To hire a qualified consultant to develop design guidelines that will help preserve the Crow Wing County Jail and Sheriff's Residence, now used as the Crow Wing County Historical Society's museum facility, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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Crow Wing County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To enable public access to primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer.
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Heritage Group North, Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,521
To scan and digitize 118 glass plate negatives for greater public accessibility.
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Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,420

A traveling exhibit was developed to display museum-quality copies of fragile artifacts recovered from the archaeological site: Roosevelt Shores 21-CW-173. The exhibit tells the story of 2000 years (up through the late 1800's) of American history at the site.

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Crow Wing County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire conservators to restore an oil painting of Lyman P. White, an important historical figure in Brainerd, MN.
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Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,694
To provide appropriate mold remediation for collections items.
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Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,361
To hire professional conservators to assess historically significant collections and write a long range preservation plan.
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Minnesota Discovery Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,883
To hire professional conservators to assess historically significant collections and write a long range preservation plan.
Recipient
Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$962

The library added a total of 35 standard Minnesota history titles to their shelves. 30 books were ordered and received from the Minnesota Bookshelf. Five additional books were obtained as a result of a 10% discount given them.

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Minnesota Discovery Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$900
To create two Iron Range entries for the MNopedia project for online research.
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Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway Association
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500

Paul & Babe’s GeoHunt is a summer-long geocaching event that features unique sites along the 54-mile Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway driving route. The sport of geocaching involves hiding camouflage containers (which are called caches) so that people can look for and find the containers using GPS technology. Once they find the containers, participants collect special cards (found in the caches/containers). After collecting a series of 10 cards, participants can earn a GeoCoin.

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Minnesota Discovery Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,240
To gain intellectual and physical control of historic objects held in public trust.
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Crow Wing County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
To hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a Phase II archaeological survey of the Milford Mine Townsite.
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Heritage Group North, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,835
To add 68 standard Minnesota historic preservation and history titles to broaden public accessibility.
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Heritage Group North, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,799
To add 49 standard Minnesota museum titles to broaden public accessibility.
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Crow Wing County
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,800
To conduct a reconnaissance archaeological survey of a purported pre-historic portage trail
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Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,250
To restore and repair windows on the Soo Line Depot, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and current home of the Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Museum.
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Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,555
To replace the roof on the Soo Line Depot Museum in Crosby, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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: