Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

Acquire Primary Resources on Microfilm/fiche

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Project Overview

Recipient: Freeborn County Historical Society

133 microfilmed copies of seven newspapers from the general area were purchased by the Freeborn county Historical society for its research library. The newspapers span the years from 1870 to 2008 and provide a resource for researching family histories, businesses, government agencies, news media and general public infomation.

Project Details

To acquire 133 rolls of microfilmed newspapers for its research library

Fund Availability:

12/17/2010 - 06/01/2011

Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (b), Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants

Appropriation Language
(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.

Funding Amount: $7,000

Amount of Other Funds Leveraged $257

Project Manager

Patricia Mulso

1031 Bridge Street
Albert Lea, MN 56007

Subject: History

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Freeborn County Historical Society

Funding Amount: $7,000

Appropriation Years: 2011

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Freeborn

MN Senate District: 27

MN House District: 27A

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