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Accessing Moving Image Material Culture

The Museum maintains the nation's largest and most comprehensive collection of artifacts relating to the art, history, and technology of the moving image���one of the most important collections of its kind in the world. Begun at the Museum's incep...

Revealing the Treasures of Tennessee's Past

The Nathaniel Crippens Papers dates the modern civil rights movement and contains glimpses into the dismantling of segregation in Tennessee's education system. This hidden treasure contains the Nashville Education Improvement Project papers; perso...

Revealing Native American History, Lifeways, and Heritage: National Museum of the American Indian Photo and Media Archives Cataloging Project

As a part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum of the American Indian's Archive Center is the preeminent repository for primary sources documenting indigenous history, lifeways, and traditions. The Photo Archive ethnographic coll...

Creating a Shared catalog for New York's Ethnographic Collections: A Cooperative Project

The identified folklore collections include materials which illustrate the use of cultural knowledge (oral narrative, handmade objects, music, dance, etc) within New York's communities. They illustrate New York's role in championing traditional m...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Hidden Histories: Uncovering Women in Music and Art in the Twentieth Century

The collections address two different realms of women��s artistic expression; which taken together will tell a broad story of the experience of female artists working in a variety of media and from a diverse range of backgrounds in 20th century Am...

Uncovering Audio Visual Media Documenting Post-modern Art at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

This project will support the archival processing and EAD (Encoded Archival Description) description of thirteen media-rich manuscript collections totaling 150 linear feet. Collections contain traditional paper records and 1091 media objects, inc...

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's Audio/Visual Archive

The National Portrait Gallery Audio/Video Archive is a rich collection of both original and post-production audio and visual materials constituting the historical evidence of the Gallery��s programs since its opening in 1968. The media ranges in c...

Archive of Women's Military History

Highlights: singular biographical material relating to three-dimensional artifacts documenting women's military history in the SI holdings (1860s - present). 100+ Civil War letters and related documents exchanged by a mother and son describing the...

Expanding Access to Native American Film & Video of the Western Hemisphere

The National Museum of the American Indian's Film and Video Center [F&VC] contemporary Media Collection is one of the world's most important and comprehensive study collections of films and videos by and about Native Americans. It is truly unique ...

Unveiling Images of Our Southern Past: Increasing Access to Visual Materials through Innovative Arrangement, Description and Collaboration

The South Carolina Historical Society (SCHS) is the largest manuscript repository in the South Carolina Lowcountry. For more than 150 years, the SCHS has been dedicated to the acquisition, preservation and publication of archival material pertaini...

Social Activism in Western New York

Social activism--intentional action of individuals, groups, and institutions to change peoples' conditions--is organic to human history. Often overlooked in the telling of national or global history, local and regional histories offer rich insight...

Native Americans of California and the Southwest: Cataloging the Huntington's Visual Collections

The photographs, negatives, lantern slides, artwork and visual media described in this proposal were created by expeditionary photographers, tourists, collectors, ethnographers, federal officials, school teachers, studio operators and others...

Cataloging Artifacts and Related Records of the World Trade Center Attack on September 11, 2001

The materials that are the subject of this proposal can be divided into five general categories: 1) posters, letters, photographs and other ephemera left by the families of the victims at Pier 94 (the temporary family service center), and at the ...

History of Sustainable Agriculture: Louis Bromfield and His Legacy

The substance of the Louis Bromfield collection falls into three areas: his agricultural writings (soil conservation, agronomy, hydrology); political writings preceding and during the Joseph McCarthy era; and his literary work (fiction, screenplay...

Designing the 20th Century: Four Hidden Architectural Collections

Following World War II California was a leader in housing and school design and developing suburban communities. This project will promote rich archival collections created by four California modernists architects practicing during the later half ...

Los Angeles Art in Primary Source Sound and Moving Images: Deep Indexing to Mine Hidden Time-based Content

This is a collaborative project to provide deep access to sound and moving image content documenting the arts in Los Angeles and the region's impact on the arts globally. Project partners are: UCLA Moving Image Archive Studies (MIAS students will ...

The Edward R. Roybal Papers, 1919-2003

The Edward R. Roybal Papers, 1919-2003, document the life of a Latino public figure who became the first Latino elected to the Los Angeles City Council and the U.S. Congress from California since the 19th century. This collection contains extensiv...

Cataloging the Archives Collections of ROCS @ NSIDC

These collections are a resource for people studying Earth's frozen regions, the history of science, or past climate related to the Earth��s frozen regions. Included are materials from early expeditions to Alaska, the Alps, South and Central Amer...

Providing access and minimum description to backlog collections

The Dood Research Center has a backlog of approximately 280 archival and manuscript collections for which there are no finding aids, catalog descriptions or preliminary access tools. The collections included in the backlog include materials acqui...

Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Heritage Collection

The four institutions which comprise the Rocky Mountain Jewish Medical Collection (National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS), the National Asthma Center (formerly the Denver Sheltering Home for...

Accessing 500 Years of Florida's Past through the Historical Map Collection at the P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History

In 2013, when Florida marks its quincentenary, the name "Florida" will have been part of American geography for 500 years. One of the best records of Florida's evolution over five centuries is the University of Florida's Historical Map Collectio...

The Chicago Photographic Collection: 20th Century Urban Architecture, Industry, and Labor

The Chicago Photographic Collection is a vast resource with tremendous potential for engaging a range of researchers including those interested in the history and evolution of Chicago neighborhoods, urban planning, domestic and commercial architec...

Revealing Secrets: A Project to Provide Access to the Remarkable Literary Archives of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

As described on our project web-page, we propose arranging and describing 80 literary collections. The largest collections are the H.G. Wells papers, Carl Sandburg papers, and W. S. Merwin papers. For each of these authors we are the repository fo...

SWIRL: Southern Women Innovators, Reformers, and Leaders

These collections reveal new information regarding the rich history of southern women leaders in health care, reform, and public policy in the 20th century. The materials - textual, oral, and visual - document and help explain the impact of Kentu...

Intellectual Acess to Audio Recordings of Northeast Folklore and Oral History

The Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History is perhaps the finest regional archive of its kind. Its collections of the traditional culture of Maine and the Maritime Provinces of Canada have no equal, either in the United States or Canada. ...

Improving Access to a Large Image Collection: The Baltimore News American Project

The unprocessed portion of the Baltimore News American (BNA) Collection at the University of Maryland, College Park, consists of 475 linear feet of biographical images. Accompanying the images are clipped newspaper captions, often glued or staple...

Developing a Collaborative Archive from the African Diaspora (CAAD)

Project materials document the history, culture, and experience of people from the African Diaspora most specifically in South Florida, the Caribbean, and relevant parts of Latin America from the 1600s to the present. All materials were acquired o...

The Public's Right to Know: Cataloging the Hidden Collections of the University Libraries Public Reading Room on Nuclear Waste and Remediation

The Department of Energy/Freedom of Information Act (DOE/FOIA) collection is composed largely of regional DOE documents such as reports, testimonies, and previously requested FOIA documents. Items included are from the: *Uranium Mill Tailin...

The Forgotten Modern: USC's Hidden Mid-Century Architecture Collections

USC��s archives provide extensive information about architects whose contributions to mid-century Southern California design are just beginning to be more fully recognized. The collections document historically significant commercial, reside...

Revealing An Architectural Drawing Heritage: Significant Northwest Architects

Architectural drawing collections documenting significant architects in the Northwest. Carl Gould (1873-1939) attended Harvard & Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He worked for McKim, Mead & White & brought the academic eclectic approach west; f...

Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture

The Fry Collection of Italian History and Culture has been assembled and donated by William F. ���Jack�� Fry, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Wisconsin���Madison. It includes manuscripts and correspondence, broadsides, printed e...