GRANTS

Lake Country Operation Round-Up Grant

In the fall of 2016, Lake Country Power awarded the Iron Range Historical Society a $250.00 grant for the publishing of the book; The History of Eveleth: 1893-1947 originally written by Margaret More and reformatted with added photographs by IRHS volunteer Kathleen Bergan. The book speaks to events in early Eveleth in which the city was unclean and unsafe through its transformation to more sanitary and safer conditions. Miss More had access to all of her father’s notes and writings about Eveleth of which he was the town’s doctor for many years. This book will be available for purchase in late summer 2017. It is being released in commemoration and celebration of Eveleth’s 125th anniversary.

Lake Country Operation Round-Up Grant

Lake Country Power awarded the Iron Range Historical Society a $250.00 grant in 2015 for the creation and publication of the book Historic Slavic Music. Historic Slavic Music was compiled and written by Iron Range Historical Society Board member and office curator Kathleen Bergan. The book includes narration and 50 wonderful pictures depicting button box, accordion, and concertina players as well as tamburitzans with accompanying instruments.

Eveleth Area Community Foundation Grant

The Eveleth Area Community Foundation awarded a $400 grant on February 10, 2015, to the Iron Range Historical Society for the publication of the book, Iron Range Ghost Locations. The book is comprised of 50 photographs and a brief narration of each location which include Section 30 (Ely), Penobscot (Hibbing), Cooley (Nashwauk), Spruce/Chickentown (Eveleth), Costin (Mountain Iron), Fraser (Chisholm), and Manganese.