Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

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Administrative and Direct Expenses | $583,791 |
2012
2013
In order to implement its Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF) projects, the Minnesota Historical Society employs an ACHF Program Coordinator to oversee the program administration.
Administrative Expenses | $215,342 |
2010
2011
By carefully managing its costs, the Society has adhered to the legislative mandate that institutions not spend more than 2.5 percent on administrative expenses.
Included in this line are the direct costs of the Legacy project manager and related expenses, along...
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To document in 10 interviews the story of Holocaust survivors in Minnesota
To document in 6 interviews an inter-racial, cross-cultural oral history of Black and Jewish residents of Minneapolis.
To hire a qualified consultant to write an interpretive plan for Minnesota aviation and aerospace history.
To improve collections care and management through proper storage.
To document in 6-8 interviews the history of individuals who have been underrepresented in Minnesota's aviation and aerospace industry.
To take research materials and develop into a manuscript on the history of Aitkin County schools.
To evaluate three shipwrecks for potential inclusion as a district on the National Register of Historic Places.
To hire qualified consultants to evaluate the eligibility of archaeological ruins for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Aitkin Wrecks Project 2015 | $9,857 | 2016
To conduct a marine archaeology survey of shipwrecks in the Headwaters Mississippi River, Aitkin, MN.
To create digital user copies of approximately 1,400 5x7 glassplate negatives from the Gust Akerlund Photography Studio Collection
To scan glass plate negatives from the museum's collection for better public access to the images.
To digitize part of a large collection of glass plate negatives in order to broaden public accessibility.
To digitize part of a large collection of photo negatives in order to allow the public greater access to this historic resource.
To scan and digitize 1,400 significant glass plate negatives from the Gust Akerlund Studio collection.
To create digital user copies of 817 8x10 glassplate negatives from the Gust Akerlund Photography Studio Collection
To stabilize 10 structural elements on the Alex Seitaniemi Barn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and used as a cultural attraction.
To stabilize and restore the exterior and foundation of the Alex Seitaniemi Housebarn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
To stabilize, repair, and restore log components on the Alex Seitaniemi Housebarn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, preparatory to implementation of interpretative programming for the public.
To hire a qualified professional to conduct a condition assessment of the Alexander Faribault House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The master plan that results from this project will create a new operational model to make the site relevant to 21st-century audiences. This plan will be used to revitalize the Alexander Ramsey House and will be shared with other historic houses across the state and nation.
To draft a Historic Context Study and integrate the study with the city's comprehensive plan.

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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.