Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

1930s Camp Ripley Motion Picture Digitization Project

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Project Overview

Recipient: Minnesota Military Museum

To digitize archival 1930s motion pictures from Camp Ripley, allowing for greater public access to this historic resource.

Project Details

To digitize archival 1930s motion pictures from Camp Ripley, allowing for greater public access to this historic resource.

Fund Availability:

03/01/2016 - 03/01/2017

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Session Law Reference: Laws of Minnesota 2015, 1st Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 4 (b) (2) Programs

Appropriation Language
$5,525,000 the first year and $6,000,000 the second year are for programs and purposes related to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Minnesota conducted by the Minnesota Historical Society.

Funding Amount: $6,280

Direct Expenses: $6,280

Project Manager

Chad Conrady
Minnesota Military Museum
Camp Ripley, 15000 Highway 115
Little Falls, MN 56345

Members of Recipient's Governing Body: Paul Monteen, Thomas Chial, Tim Meininger, Jon Van der Hagen, Robert L. Boone, Stephen E. Osman, Nicholas Ostapenko, Jack Johnson, Lyle C. Doerr, Betty Masoner, Frank Messina, MG Richard Nash, Mark Vargas, Mark Ritchie, Dean Ascheman, Vern Smith

Subject: History

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

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Minnesota Military Museum

Funding Amount: $6,280

Source: Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Status: In Progress

Appropriation Years: 2016

Recipient Type: Non-Profit Business/Entity

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Morrison

MN Senate District: 9

MN House District: 9B

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