Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

Acquire Primary Resources on Microfilm/fiche

  • Project Overview
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Newly acquired Cannon Falls Beacon newspapers on Microfilm from 1999-2008
A second storage cabinet was added to store the newly acquired microfilm
Microfilm area in the research library

Project Overview

Recipient: Goodhue County Historical Society

The Goodhue County Historical Society purchased 61 rolls of microfilm covering recent editions of Cannon Falls, Kenyon and Zumbrota newspapers as well as early editions of the Red Wing newspapers.

Project Details

To add 60 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records. Amount adjusted to reflect a discount for which the applicant is eligible.

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: $3,325

Project Manager

Johanna L. Grothe

1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066

Subject: History

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Goodhue County Historical Society

Funding Amount: $3,325

Appropriation Years: 2011

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Goodhue

MN Senate District: 28

MN House District: 28A

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