The Minnesota Historical Society's volunteer and intern programs welcome people from all communities to engage in mission-related projects. Over 2,660 volunteers and interns contribute 53,400 hours hours annually. This diverse volunteer corps helps to achieve the MNHS mission — Using the Power of History to Transform Lives.
Gold Star Roll Project
Several volunteers have been working hard on the Gold Star Roll project. The Gold Star Roll is now live and searchable on our website! Check it out at http://www.mnhs.org/search/people -- make sure the box is checked next to Gold Star Roll in the Record Type field (you may want to deselect the other record types) and put in a name; click on the name to view details about that person and click "Download PDF" to view the actual Gold Star Roll.
This was a whole new kind of project for MNHS and a large effort in its own right. Supervisor Sarah Barsness said “I'm incredibly proud of the work they’ve done. Not only have we made a really important set of records more widely available to researchers, but we've created sustainable model for future projects like this one.”
Thank you all!
Submitted by Sarah Barsness 05/15/2017