Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

Acquire Primary Resources on Microfilm/fiche

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Project Overview

Recipient: Blue Earth County Historical Society

Blue Earth County Historical Society added of 126 microfilm reels of the local newspapers: The Free Press, Lake Crystal Tribune, Lake Region Times, Maple River Messenger and The Land magazine.  These additions complete the collection with what is currently available through the Minnesota Historical Society's microfilm lab.

Project Details

To add 140 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records

Fund Availability:

08/13/2010 - 02/01/2011

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: $3,837

Project Manager

Shelley Harrison

415 Cherry Street
Mankato, MN 56001

Subject: History

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Blue Earth County Historical Society

Funding Amount: $3,837

Appropriation Years: 2011

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Blue Earth

MN Senate District: 23

MN House District: 23B

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.