Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

Acquisition of Microfilm Reader/Printer

  • Project Overview
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Project Overview

Recipient: Jackson County Historical Society

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.

Project Details

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.

Fund Availability:

12/01/2014 - 12/01/2015

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota for 2011 Chapter 6, Article 4, Subdivision 5, Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants.

Appropriation Language
Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. $5,250,000 the first year and $5,250,000 the second year are 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.

Funding Amount: $10,000

Amount of Other Funds Leveraged $270

Direct Expenses: $10,270

Project Manager

Michael Kirchmeier
Jackson County Historical Society
PO Box 238, 307 North Highway 86
Lakefield, MN 56150

Members of Recipient's Governing Body: Hennan Rost, Mark Titus, John Hay, Paula Bargfrede, Sherry Schoewe, Everett Tusa, Randy Winter, Ron Kenyon, Sedrick Borsgard, Gwen Fleace, Richard Erickson, Delia Emmerich, Rosemary Schultz

Subject: Historic Preservation

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Board Members:

Minnesota Historical Society Governing Board:

William R. Stoeri, President
Missy S. Thompson, Vice President
Ruth Huss, Vice President
D. Stephen Elliott, Secretary
Dean M. Nelson, Treasurer

Suzanne Blue
Brenda J. Child
Robert Bruininks
Judith S. Corson
D. Stephen Elliott
Phyllis Rawls Goff
William D. Green
David R. Hakensen
Ruth S. Huss
Martha Kaemmer
Dennis L. Lamkin
David M. Larson
Charles Mahar
Dean M. Nelson
Elizabeth M. Nordlie
Dennis Nguyen
Peter R. Reis
Hussein Samatar
Simon Stevens
Susan Kenny Stevens
William R. Stoeri
Karen Wilson Thissen
Missy Staples Thompson
Eleanor Winston

Mark Dayton, Governor
Yvonne Prattner Solon Lieutenant Governor
Mark Ritchie, Secretary of State
Lori Swanson, Attorney General
Rebecca Otto, State Auditor

Conflict of Interest Disclosed: None

Measurable Outcomes

The response of the users both staff and visitors has been positive, and the extra capabilities of this system are noted and appreciated.

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Jackson County Historical Society

Funding Amount: $10,000

Source: Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Status: Completed

Appropriation Years: 2015

Description of Other Funds Available upon request. Contact

Recipient Type: Non-Profit Business/Entity

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Jackson Cottonwood Martin Nobles

MN Senate District: 22

MN House District: 22B

FTEs (Full-Time Equivalent Positions Directly Created): 0.01

This site is updated regularly with descriptions and data related to Legacy projects funded through the Minnesota Historical Society by the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF).
Further information about the use and impact of all Legacy Funds can be found on the Minnesota Legislative Coordinating Commission's Minnesota's Legacy site.