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Douglas County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer
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Todd County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.
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City of Alexandria
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To draft a Historic Context Study and integrate the study with the city's comprehensive plan.
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
Douglas County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,800

Three radio theatre scripts were produced using the synthesized oral histories of Douglas County's elder residents. The oral histories had been gathered earlier as part of the Minnesota Historical Society's oral history project to preserve the stories of Minnnesota's Greatest Generation. The topics for the scripts were: the Great Depression, World War II and the post-war economic Boom. Each script was vetted by knowledgeable content experts and the information presented is historically accurate.

Recipient
Douglas County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500
To hire a professional paper conservator to assess a historical textile collection in preparation of a long range plan
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Minnesota Lakes Maritime Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
To hire a qualified and experienced HVAC engineer to evaluate how well the current system controls the museum environment.
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Kensington Area Heritage Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To hire a qualified and experienced HVAC engineer to evaluate the current system in preparation for better control of the Kensington Area Heritage Society museum environment.
Recipient
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,355
To hire a qualified museum lighting professional to develop a museum lighting plan.
Recipient
Douglas County Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$537

The DCL purchased 23 books from the Minnesota History Bookshelf to provide access to a more current and complete overview of Minnesota history for their patrons. Some of the books will serve as replacements for older more worn books. They were presented to the public on a featured display.

Recipient
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$49,848
To complete an interpretive plan for the museum in order to better serve the public by increasing access to the history of lakes recreation.