Discovered 5 Entries

Liberté, égalité, Fraternité: Chronicling the French Second Republic

The French newspapers were collected by William Wilberforce Mann, a New York attorney who lived in Paris from 1848-1855. The French newspapers are from 1848-1852, published upon the repeal of the laws that restrained freedom of the press. The coll...

Preserving the American Spirit: Uncovering Personal Collections of World War II

From the Museum��s opening in 2000 until a full-time curatorial staff was hired in 2008, the Collections Department was understaffed and unable to properly process a rapidly growing archive. To circumvent a backlog, new acquisitions were processed...

Scanning the Century

Local newspapers that covered news about the Town of North Castle (Bedford, Banksville, North White Plains, Armonk) These newspapers are in poor condition, and this project is crucial to preserve the history of our town. The scanned items to date...

The Northeast Los Angeles Historical Community Archive: A multi-perspectival and multimedia repository of daily life, political activism, and cultural expression within a significant twentieth century American urban community during an era of rapid demographic and social change.

We will digitize three bodies of twentieth-century public media produced in, and uniquely reflective of, the diverse Northeastern section of Los Angeles. Together, they enable studies of demographic change, real estate development, commercial acti...

Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society

"Beyond the Arroyo Culture: A Multiperspectival Century of Intellectual and Social Activism in Northeast Los Angeles”: The project will draw on textual, image, and manuscript collections from several institutions and organizations to present a composite, multifaceted image of intellectual life, activism, and culture in Northeast Los Angeles.

We propose to digitize three bodies of key twentieth century popular media produced in, and uniquely reflective of, the diverse, working and middle class Northeastern section of Los Angeles. Together, they enable studies of demographic change, rea...

Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society