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Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$602
To provide professional development for one staff member at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$700
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
Northfield Public Library
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

With the grant the Northfield Public Library was able to research, write and published a centennial history of the Northfield Carnegie Library entitled "Everlasting Influences:  The Centennial History of the Northfield Carnegie Public Library 1910-2010."

Recipient
Independent School District #659
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,994
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of Northfield Public Schools, 1855-2010.
Recipient
Independent School District #659
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified professional to complete a manuscript on the history of the Northfield public schools.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To make accessible primary records through a new microfilm reader/printer
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
To hire a qualified professional to conduct a condition assessment of the Alexander Faribault House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
Carleton College
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of Carleton College's Chapel and Chaplaincy.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,976
To digitize documents from 36 Northfield _area civic organizations and make them publicly accessible via the Northfield History Collaborative.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To survey and assess the collections of five new members of the Northfield Collaborative.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,725
To improve to museum standards the storage of approximately 110 textiles documenting Rice County.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,810
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for Northfield Historical Society.
Recipient
Northfield Public Library
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,650
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield Public Library.
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
Rice County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,055
To add 76 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Recipient
City of Faribault
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To expand the downtown Faribault National Register Historic District by adding eligible properties.
Recipient
City of Faribault
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$300,000
To preserve the smokestack on the Faribault Woolen Mill, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, as a significant cultural heritage landmark that is otherwise obsolete to business operations
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,735
To gain intellectual and physical control of archival materials held in public trust.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of Evangeline Whipple.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,800
To research and compile resources documenting the 14 years that influential philanthropist Evangeline Marrs Whipple spent in Minnesota.
Recipient
City of Morristown
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,900
To hire a qualified consultant to evaluate the Morristown Mill and Millrace for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
Valley Grove Preservation Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified and experienced historian to prepare a Historic Structures Report that will guide future preservation projects.
Recipient
City of Faribault
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,400
To augment access to the Faribault Commercial Historic District through 14 new podcasts available on the city's website
Recipient
Northfield Arts Guild
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield Arts Guild.
Recipient
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
Independent School District #659
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To hire a consultant to research and prepare materials for a history of Northfield public schools.
Recipient
Northfield Public Library
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To draft a full length manuscript on the institutional history of Northfield Public Library
Recipient
Northfield Public Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,900
To hire qualified professionals to produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield Public Library.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,600
To hire a qualified and experienced HVAC engineer to evaluate the current system in preparation for better control of the Northfield Historical Society museum environment.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$17,303
Partner Organizations: Northfield Historical Society, Rice County Historical Society, Carleton College, St. Olaf College, The Northfield Public Library, Northfield News, KYMN Radio, Northfield Arts Guild, Northfield Hospital, First National Bank of Northfield, St.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To conduct an item-level conditions assessment of the museum collections.
Recipient
Northfield Arts Guild
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,390
To produce a manuscript on the history of the Northfield Arts Guild Visual Arts Program.
Recipient
Rice County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$847

To add 29 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility

Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000
This initiative will share the stories of important historical cases and engage communities with the court system. Members of the Hispanic Bar Association will conduct oral interviews with select members, which will become part of a traveling exhibit in partnership with MNHS. Through this project, MNHS will assist the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association in advancing the goals of the Minnesota Legal Experience.
Recipient
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,949
To develop a portable exhibit for campus buildings and the school museum.
Recipient
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
Northfield Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$79,320
To provide storage that meets museum standards through improving lighting and purchase of compressible shelving for the NHS artifact collections
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,868
To hire a qualified museum consultant to write a historic site disaster plan.
Recipient
Northfield Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To improve collections care and storage of Northfield history at 11 organizations
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$43,950

Partner Organizations: Northfield Historical Society, Carleton College, Northfield Public Library, Rice County Historical Society and St. Olaf College.