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Local History News
October 21, 2009
Membership | Past Issues | Local History Services

Legacy Amendment Updates

Grant Workshop Updates
Limited seating remains at four sessions of the popular grants workshops. Don't delay  today! Learn about the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants and have the opportunity to discuss grant proposals with your colleagues and with MHS staff. Bring your project ideas, specifications, and a flash drive.

Grant Guidelines Online
Most of the guidelines for the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants program are now online.

ACHF planning kicks off
The first of a series of public input meetings to plan how to use revenue in the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund will be held tonight at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, 5:30 p.m. More input meetings in various locations will be announced soon.

From the Blog

Validating What We Do (0 comments) - How do we validate public history in the eyes of the public?

Check out new disucssions about the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants on LinkedIn. It's free to join.

Job Opportunities

Program Manager
Science Musuem of Minnesota seeks Program Manager for the Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center. Apply online. Deadline: November 4, 2009.

Survey Associate
Science Museum of Minnesota seeks Survey Associate to assist the Department Coordinator and Director with data management. Apply online. Deadline: November 4, 2009.

Site Manager
Dakota County Historical Society seeks part-time Site Manager for Historic LeDuc Estate in Hastings. For job description or to apply contact , 651-552-7548.

Do History Here

Hastings Local Artists' Show
LeDuc Historic Estate hosts the Annual Local Artists' Show from November 7 to 15, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. No admission charge to the grounds. For more information call LeDuc Historic Estate at 651-437-7055.

Twin Cities Archives Round Table
Save the date for the Twin Cities Archives Round Table (TCART) Fall Meeting, taking place at Minnesota Public Radio on Tuesday November 17, 2009, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Contact if you have an item to add to the agenda.

Continuing Education

PastPerfect Online Class
PastPerfect Training announces a new online class "Cataloging Your Collection with PastPerfect 4.0." Class is scheduled November 4-6, 2009 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Central Time. Visit the training webpage for more information. Cost: $69/person for AASLH members. Call 800-562-6080 to register.

Preservation Alliance of Minnesota Symposium
Join Preservation Alliance of Minnesota at the AIA Minnesota Conference on Wednesday November 11, 2009 for a symposium entitled "Old is the New Green: Preservation as Sustainable Design." Register online or call the Alliance at 651-293-9047 for more information.

Field Note

 to film

Does your newspaper collection take up too much space? Consider bulk reduction by storing the data in county newspapers on microfilm, thereby increasing storage space. This type of project is eligible under the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants program.

In this Issue...
- Legacy Amendment Updates
- From the Blog
- Job Opportunities
- Do History Here
- Continuing Education
Italian Voices

Italian Voices: Making Minnesota Our Home, by Mary Ellen Mancina-Batinich.

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Discussions and Questions

Job Announcements

Grant Deadlines

Upcoming Conferences and Workshops

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