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Japanese Historical Maps in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

Japanese Historical Maps in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

The project proposes to digitize approximately 1,500 woodblock, copperplate, and manuscript maps produced in Japan between the 1600s and 1923 and now held by the East Asian Library, and to add them to a website already developed by David Rumsey an...

The Four Valleys Digital Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El Paraíso Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

The Four Valleys Digital Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El Paraíso Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

Unprecedented in its scope and comprehensiveness, the Four Valleys collection consists of all paper, photographic, and digital records resulting from archaeological investigations conducted in four northwest Honduran basins. Housed at Kenyon Colle...

The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and their Nickel and Dime Novels

The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and their Nickel and Dime Novels

Northern Illinois University (NIU) and Villanova University (VU) propose to digitize the dime novels of Beadle & Adams, the first and most important publisher of the format. The project will involve digitizing Albert Johannsen's personal collectio...

Villanova University

Step Right Up:  Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books

Step Right Up: Digitizing Over 100 Years of Circus Route Books

Step right up and enter the astounding world of circus! For centuries, circuses brought the wonders of the world to cities and towns along the shows' routes. Similar to yearbooks, route books contain information about people, positions, events, an...

Circus World; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling)

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn)

Iowa State University Library proposes a 24 month project to establish the Avian Archives of Iowa Online (avIAn), a portal for digital Iowa ornithological primary sources. The eight collections we have selected for this project provide robust docu...

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project

Digitizing the New York Quilt Project

The American Folk Art Museum seeks to digitize the New York Quilt Project, making the documentation for 6,333 quilts made in New York before 1940 accessible and searchable in the Quilt Index (QI), an international quilt digital repository develope...

Michigan State University

The Sherman Indian Museum Digital Collection: Increasing Access to American Indian Off-Reservation Boarding School Archives

The Sherman Indian Museum Digital Collection: Increasing Access to American Indian Off-Reservation Boarding School Archives

As part of the Inland Empire Memories initiative, the University of California, Riverside (UCR) Library and the Sherman Indian Museum propose a project to digitize the Museum's extensive collection that documents the history of the Sherman Institu...

Sherman Indian Museum

The Woman Behind the Camera: Home Movies and Amateur Film by Women, 1925-1997

The Woman Behind the Camera: Home Movies and Amateur Film by Women, 1925-1997

This project will create high-quality digital surrogates of analog collections of home movies and amateur film and video made by women between 1925 and 1997. The collections are held by Northeast Historic Film, the Lesbian Home Movie Project, and ...

Lesbian Home Movie Project (LHMP); Chicago Film Archives (CFA)

Declassified! Digitizing the Records of the Vietnam War

Declassified! Digitizing the Records of the Vietnam War

The Vietnam Center and Archive (VNCA) will digitize 55 linear feet of manuscript material from our holdings. The collections selected cover many aspects of the Vietnam War, from the clandestine operations of the MACV-SOG teams, to the nuts and bol...

The Digital Archive of Executions in the United States, 1608-2002: Digitization and Access to the M. Watt Espy Papers

The Digital Archive of Executions in the United States, 1608-2002: Digitization and Access to the M. Watt Espy Papers

The project will digitize a portion of the M. Watt Espy Papers consisting of approximately 44 cubic feet of primary and secondary source material, and approximately 28,800 index cards. The Digital Archive of Executions will be a freely accessible ...

Inside the Counting House: Brown Brothers & Co. records at The New York Public Library

Inside the Counting House: Brown Brothers & Co. records at The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library seeks $84,640 to digitize 176 bound, oversized volumes (approximately 150,000 pages) from the archives of the New York-based Brown Brothers & Co. and Liverpool- based Brown, Shipley & Co., two companies run by brothers ...

Beneath the Surface and Cast in Steel: Forging the American Industrial Union Movement Digital Project

Beneath the Surface and Cast in Steel: Forging the American Industrial Union Movement Digital Project

Pennsylvania State University is the sole participating institution for the proposed two year project (June 2017 - May 2019). The materials represent selected union records and personal papers of labor leaders, and include a wide variety of materi...

Women of Design: Revealing Women's Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment

Women of Design: Revealing Women's Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment

Virginia Tech maintains the world's largest and longest continually operating collection of archival materials documenting women's contributions to architecture and design. This two-year project will digitize, describe, and provide virtual access ...

Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection

Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection

Estela Bravo is a U.S. citizen who has lived in Cuba for more than fifty years and has been a filmmaker for nearly forty years. Ernesto Bravo is an Argentinian-born physician. Many of their works focus on the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba...

Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at ONE Archives

Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at ONE Archives

Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at ONE Archives will expose a wealth of visual materials documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) viewpoints since the 1950s. To advance the cultural understanding of queer ...

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

Over a 3-year period, the Claremont Colleges Library, A.K. Smiley Public Library, California State University Northridge Oviatt Library, California State University San Bernardino Water Resources Institute, National Archives and Records Administra...

Pomona College (CA) (grant administrator); Claremont Colleges Library (CA); A.K. Smiley Public Library (Redlands, CA); California State University Northridge Oviatt Library

Our Story: Digitizing Publications and Photographs of the Historically Black Atlanta University Center Institutions

Our Story: Digitizing Publications and Photographs of the Historically Black Atlanta University Center Institutions

Our Story: Digitizing Publications and Photographs of the Historically Black Atlanta University Center Institutions is a thirty month collaborative project between the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, Spelman College Archives,...

Spelman College Archives; Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on behalf of the University of Georgia; Morehouse College

Revealing Practice: Digitizing Southern Architect and Building News

The University of Texas Libraries (UTL) will digitize 15,890 pages from Southern Architect and Building News (SABN). UTL holds 225 issues published between 1892-1931. The content of SABN consists of essays, articles, editorials, illustrations, adv...

Connoisseurs and Capitalists: The Charles Lang Freer Papers and Histories of Collecting in Gilded Age and the Progressive Era America

Charles L. Freer, founder of the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art, was a shrewd businessman, world traveler, and visionary collector. Freer's correspondence with art collectors and dealers, scholars, artists, and others provides an extraordinary...

The Man Who Loved Government: Digitizing the Papers of Luther Halsey Gulick III, a Pioneer of Public Administration and Scientific Management

The Baruch College Newman Library Archives seeks to spend 24 months digitizing much of the long-overlooked papers of Luther Halsey Gulick III (1892-1993), called the leading reformer of the 20th Century. From the groundbreaking Bureau of Municipal...

"Unlike the printed media, television writes on the wind": Providing Access to KAIT 8's 16mm Color Newsfilm (1973-1980) from Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri

The Archives & Special Collections department at the Dean B. Ellis Library at Arkansas State University proposes a twenty-four month project to digitize 215 reels of 16mm color film with sound to create 6450+ individual files of KAIT 8 television ...

The World's First National Park: Sharing the Heritage of Yellowstone

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West's McCracken Research Library (MRL), in collaboration with Yellowstone National Park's Heritage and Research Center (YHRC), will digitize and make widely available a vast collection of material from their respect...

Yellowstone Heritage and Research Center

Unreeling History: Preserving and Providing Access to NPR's 'All Things Considered,' 1971-1983

NPR's Research, Archives & Data Strategy (RAD) team, in collaboration with the University of Maryland (UMD), will digitize, preserve and provide access to the first twelve years of NPR's national radio newsmagazine, 'All Things Considered.' Featur...

University of Maryland Libraries

Listening to Michigan: Digitizing and disseminating local radio programming

The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library at Michigan State University will digitize, create linked metadata, and disseminate sound recordings from two collections with holdings of local broadcasts made from 1945-1955 and 1989-1996. These collections to...

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Poet, President & Pioneer In Women's Education: The Sr. M. Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C. (1887-1964) Papers

This project will digitize a major archival collection pertaining to Sr. M. Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C. (1887-1964), president of Saint Mary's College, South Bend, IN, 1934-1961, and housed at Saint Mary's. Wolff was a poet, scholar, pioneer in women's...

Hidden Experiences of the Civil War: A Collaboration between the American Civil War Museum and the Virginia Historical Society

Hidden Experiences of the Civil War: A Collaboration between the American Civil War Museum (ACWM) and the Virginia Historical Society (VHS) will unite the unparalleled manuscript collections of the ACWM with the expertise and capacity of the VHS t...

Virginia Historical Society

Digitizing Japanese American Internment in Idaho during World War II

This project involves digitizing a total of 16,073 documents and 783 photographs associated with Idaho's Kooskia Internment Camp, a World War II internment camp that imprisoned a predominantly first generation Japanese male population. The Kooskia...

Digitizing and providing searchable, free online access to the Union Signal, the Woman's Christian Temperance Union's national weekly newspaper, 1883-1953

The Frances Willard Historical Association (FWHA) proposes a one-year project to digitize and provide free, searchable online access to seventy years (over 58,000 pages) of the Union Signal, the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union's offici...

Bringing Objects into Focus: Digitizing 40 Years of Hidden Cataloging Photographs, Negatives, and Slides

The proposed project would digitize documentary photographs, negatives, and slides of objects within the San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) collections. These images were produced by SDMoM curatorial staff between the years 1959-1999, as part of syst...

Mayor Richard J. Daley Photograph Digitization Project

Richard J. Daley (Chicago mayor, 1955-1976) presided over the United States' second largest city during a time of unprecedented economic and social change. Daley wielded national influence as a key figure in the U.S. Democratic Party, as a spokesp...

Digitizing the Case Western Reserve University Hidden Astronomical Photographic Plate Collection

The purpose of this project is to digitize 17,000 direct and spectral astronomical survey plates taken from 1941-1990 as part of sky surveys by astronomers using the Case Western Reserve University's Burrell Schmidt telescope. The telescope used f...

The Midwest Organic Tools Database: An Online 3D Comparative Collection of a Hidden Archaeological Resource

This 36-month project will be undertaken by the Dayton Society of Natural History in collaboration with the Applied Anthropology Laboratories of the Department of Anthropology at Ball State University. The project will create an online database of...

Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University