Northfield Public Schools seeks an experienced designer for a grant-supported district history project.

As a result of three previous Minnesota Historical Society Legacy grants, the manuscript of the history of the Northfield School District has been written. The Project Director has currently received new Legacy Grant funds for the securement of a manuscript layout and designer. The grant provides up to $6,115 broken down in the following manner:


Based on estimate from local-designer for the 58,832-word History of the Northfield Schools manuscript; for an estimated 120 page 8.5×11 publication

  • Design and layout: @$45/page = $5,400
  • ISBN 7 barcode: $25
  • Indexing: $350
  • Image preparation: $160
  • Production oversight: $180
  • Total: $6,115

Previous and proven layout and design experience is required: experience with historical publications preferred – Please send a letter of interest, qualifications, and a resume by February 20th to:

Earl Weinmann, Project Director
2200 Division Street South
Northfield, MN 55057
Telephone: 507-663-0650 Ext. 702

This publication was made possible in part by the people of Minnesota through a grant funded by an appropriation to the Minnesota Historical Society from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Any views finding, opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the State of Minnesota, the Minnesota Historical Society, or the Minnesota Historic Resources Advisory Committee.