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Documenting the Evolution of a Great Outdoor Museum: The Plans and Images behind Building, Shaping, and Developing The Morton Arboretum

This two-year project will enable the Sterling Morton Library of The Morton Arboretum to digitize over 7,000 plans, maps, and photographic images that document the creation and evolution of the Arboretum’s landscapes, buildings, and grounds since ...

Unearthing a Half-Century of Archaeological Research in Indiana: Digitizing the Report of Investigations and Archaeological Report Series

Ball State University’s Applied Anthropology Laboratories (BSU/AAL) executes a 24-month project digitizing over 50 years of archaeological research, making significant Indiana archaeological data accessible and searchable to professionals and publ...

Hiding in Plain Sight: Reviving the Work of Women Film Auteurs in the Digital Age

USC’s Comprehensive Annenberg Report on Diversity documents the under-representation of women directors in the Hollywood film industry, yet they are a strong presence among American independent filmmakers. Women film auteurs have been “hiding in ...

New American Cinema Group, Inc. (NACG) d/b/a Film-Makers' Cooperative (FMC)

The New Americans: Video Records of The Immigrant Experience

The three-year project is a collaboration between Media Burn Archive and Kartemquin Films to digitize, catalog, and create online access to collection of 1,200 hours of documentary video footage of new immigrants from Dominican Republic, India, Me...

Kartemquin Films

Documenting Captivity: Digitizing Slave Records of the Southeastern United States, 1785-1926

This 18-month project conducted by the Filson Historical Society will digitize materials from 18th and 19th century manuscript collections relating to enslaved African Americans in the southeastern United States, and a small number of items relate...

Archiving the Chinese in California: Digitizing the ethnographic collections of the Chinese Historical Museum of America and San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Chinese Historical Museum of America (CHSA) in San Francisco and the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) will conduct a 36-month project to create an online repository of digitized text-based materials, objects, and photographs from the mu...

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

The Bat, the Elf, and the Penitent: Digitizing Political, Cultural, and Religious Serials and Ephemera of Peru

This project proposes the digitization of a corpus of rare nineteenth-century Peruvian serials, ephemeral circulars, and popular song and verse imprints held in the José E. Durand Collection at the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries. Th...

Digitization and Re-Cataloging of the Baltimore Gas & Electric Company Image Collection

This two-year project will provide digital access to the Baltimore Gas & Electric Company Image Collection, a major research collection that chronicles the development of Baltimore between 1920 and 1975 through approximately 180,000 photographic p...

Bastions of Brownstone Brooklyn: From Local Legends to a National Movement

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) proposes a project to digitize and make accessible online the records of Everett and Evelyn Ortner as leaders in NYC’s historic preservation and urban revival movements across the country. The collection’s extensi...

“Answering the Call”: Digitizing the Archives of the National Education Association

The George Washington University Libraries proposes an 18-month project to digitize high-priority series from the National Education Association Archives, a 2,200 linear foot collection dating from 1857 to present. As the largest labor union in t...

Music Collections from the Pre-WWII Archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

A two-year project to process and digitize two important music collections from the pre-World War II archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. RG 7 Music (Vilna Archives) consists of over 35 linear feet of manuscripts of musical works fo...

Digitizing the Texas Fashion Collection: Making available nearly 20,000 historic and designer garments and dress-related objects

The two year project will digitize and make publically available records of the nearly 20,000 historic and designer garments and dress-related objects held by the Texas Fashion Collection at the University of North Texas. The TFC’s holdings includ...

Listening to Nixon: Digitizing the Hidden Analog Nixon White House Tapes for a Front Row Seat to History, 1971-1973

Between February 1971 and July 1973, President Richard Nixon recorded 3,432 hours of phone calls and meetings. These tapes remain the greatest treasure of information left by a president and the most complex, controversial set of presidential reco...

Texas A&M University – Central Texas, Killeen, Texas

Digitizing the Yale Babylonian Collection

Digitizing the Yale Babylonian Collection is a two-year project to digitize c. 34,000 cuneiform artefacts housed in the Yale Babylonian Collection (YBC). The Collection represents one of the most substantial cuneiform collections in the world and ...

Building Minneapolis: Images and Records of the city’s houses, buildings and infrastructure from the 20th Century

Hennepin County Library, in collaboration with the City of Minneapolis, proposes to digitize and describe 15,000 photographs, and describe 20,000 previously digitized photographs recording the city’s houses, buildings, streets, bridges, schools, h...

City of Minneapolis

Digitizing the Archives of Texas Paleontology

This project aims to digitize and digitally catalog the archives of the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (VPL) of The University of Texas at Austin over two years. The archival materials consist of 554 cubic feet (cf) of uncatalogued and undescr...

Creating a Digital Commons for Earthwatch-Supported Citizen Science Archival Collections 1971-2010

Since 1971, Earthwatch has supported over 1,400 field-research projects that involve citizen science. Many projects have been led by eminent scientists, with positive conservation impacts worldwide. We have meticulously documented projects, but mu...

Philadelphia Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide Digitization Project

This project will digitize the only known original copy of the Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, a trade journal (1886-1940) that provided detailed reporting of building activity in Philadelphia and other east-coast cities from ...

The Hope R. Stevens Collection Digitizing and Access Project

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York (RFCUNY), on behalf of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives at The City College of New York requests funding, in the amount of $164,049 from the Council on Library and Information...

A Fort and Its People: Colonization to Statehood Along the Kennebec River

The Maine State Archives and Old Fort Western propose to digitize and provide pertinent metadata for more than 28,000 pages of documents from 1705-1830. The records capture the social, commercial, inter-racial, military, governmental, and maritime...

Maine State Archives (Department of Secretary of State); Old Fort Western

Digitizing Plymouth County Archaeology

The year 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival in Plymouth, Massachusetts aboard Mayflower. This nationally significant anniversary commemorates the establishment of the first successful European colony in America, and highligh...

University of Massachusetts, Boston

J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana Broadsides Cataloging and Digitization Project

The one-year project will catalog and digitize the rare late 18th- to early 20th- century broadsides of the J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana at Vanderbilt University. These primary sources trace Latin America’s independence from Spain a...

Bonjour!: The Franco-American Television Program.

This project will create high-quality digital surrogates, transcriptions, translations, and a finding aid for 398 episodes of Bonjour!, a French language public access television program created by the Association Canado-Américaine (ACA) and the U...

University of Maine; Assumption College

Illuminating Art History in the Early 20th Century: The Lantern Slide Collection of Columbia University’s Art History Department

This project will digitize a legacy collection of approximately 70,000 lantern slides in the collection of the Media Center for Art History (MCAH) at Columbia University, and create an online database to provide free access to the newly created me...

Thomas Carlyle in America

Thomas Carlyle In America (TCIA) would digitize 92,621 pages of materials related to the controversial Victorian prophet, Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), held at libraries across the United States. TCIA will be the next and largest venture of the Vict...

Baylor University; Harvard University; University of California, Santa Cruz; University of South Carolina

Saving Legacy in the Bronx

Bronx Community College (BCC) Archives seek funding for an arrangement and description project that will document the visual history of the Hall of Fame for Great Americans for BCC and for the wider New York City metropolitan area. The project wil...

Cataloging and Digitizing The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive’s Student Work Collection

This three year project, initiated with IMLS seed funding, will provide online access to 30,000+ digital surrogates and detailed metadata from The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive’s Student Work Collection. This Collection represents...

Through the Golden Door: Chinese and Jewish Refugees and Immigrants in New York

“Through the Golden Door” will digitize at-risk collections that illuminate formerly understudied aspects of immigrant and refugee experience. The Center for Jewish History will digitize materials from its in-house partner American Jewish Historic...

Museum of Chinese in America

The John D. Voelker Papers Digitization Project

Northern Michigan University proposes a one-year project to digitize the the John D. Voelker papers (MSS-39) maintained by the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. The project will contract with CreeksideDigital to di...

Portable Channel: Digitizing a Hidden Collection of Alternative Community Television

The goal of this project is to provide access to currently inaccessible and decaying videotapes made by a pioneering video organization that produced some of the earliest community-made documentary television in the United States. Over an 18-month...

Digitizing Public Radio Program Collection Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

WHYY seeks support to digitize and create free access to its 28-year collection of the award-winning public radio program Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. Produced and owned totally by WHYY, this engaging and thought-provoking daily interview pr...

Hatch Show Print Preservation and Access Project

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum seeks support over 24 months for Phase 1 of the Hatch Show Print Preservation and Access project. This project will conserve, digitize, and provide public access to 10,000 rare, historically significant, a...