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The Lesbian/Feminist Spoken Word Collection: Creating a Unique Online Digital Resource for Scholars and the General Public

The Lesbian Herstory Archives (LHA) proposes a two-year project to provide public access to our Spoken Word Collection through digitization. This unique collection of oral histories, radio programs, speeches, interviews, panel discussions, and oth...

A Century of Development in Boston: Digitizing and Georeferencing Large-Scale Urban Atlases from 1861 to 1965

The Leventhal Map Center's goal is to provide digital access to LMC's collection of 1861-1965 Boston area fire insurance and real estate atlases. These atlases are an invaluable resource for researching the city's physical growth and change, indu...

Macaroni Pudding and a Good Cake: Digitizing and Transcribing the Manuscript Cookbook Collection 1650-1896

Kansas State University Libraries' Macaroni Pudding and a Good Cake is a two-year project that will enhance international scholarship pertaining to the history of food and medicine, women's culture, comparative literature and epidemiology. Nearly ...

Shaker Manuscripts: A Collaborative Digital Library

The project will comprehensively digitize more then 3,060 Shaker manuscripts from eight collections. Participants include Hamilton College, Winterthur Library, Hancock Shaker Village, Fruitlands Museum, Shaker Museum at South Union, Enfield Shaker...

Winterthur Library, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE

Expanding the Technicolor Online Research Archive

George Eastman House d/b/a George Eastman Museum, in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Margaret Herrick Library and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, will expand its Technicolor Onli...

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science’s Margaret Herrick Library

MPR Dayreels: The First Decade

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is the most extensive regional public radio network in the country. Since its inception in 1967 MPR has created and broadcast original news programming, including a collection of upper Midwest reporting that spans many...

The Segregated Japanese American Military Units of World War II: Digitizing and Providing Access to Veteran Oral Histories

Go For Broke National Education Center proposes a 12-month project to digitize and index 700 videotaped oral history interviews of Japanese American veterans who served in segregated units during World War II. The recordings were collected through...

Colonial Williamsburg Architectural Research Slide Collection, Phase 1 Digitization

The Architectural Research Department of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation will digitize 50,000 slides and 200 4”x5” transparencies of buildings, sites, and objects taken by its members over a 45 year period between 1959 and 2004. Descripti...

Digitization of the Caribbean Archaeological Archives of the Yale Peabody Museum

The Peabody Museum of Natural History's Anthropology Division curates one of the world's largest systematically acquired Caribbean archaeology collections. Here we propose to digitize the primary field documents from this archaeology program, link...

The nest, the cloud, and the crowd: Digitizing North America's historic bird nest records

From 1963 to 1999, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology harnessed the power of birdwatchers to share information on the breeding biology of birds. The North American Nest Record Card Program became America's largest repository of information on nesting ...

Hamlets, Houses, and Highways: Digitizing the Built Environment

Over the course of two years, UK Libraries will digitize the Kentucky Heritage Council (KHC) Kentucky Historic Resource Inventory. Started in 1966, the KHC has conducted an ongoing survey of historic sites in all 120 Kentucky counties. The invent...

Preserving An American Treasure: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association's Early Records & Archives from 1852 to 1951 * For a short name, this collection will be referred to hereafter as the Early Records.

The MVLA has been a pathfinder for the American historic preservation movement. This two-year project will digitize, organize, describe, and make publically accessible about 7,000 items, much of which focuses on the MVLA's earliest period from 185...

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Post 9/11 Literary Cultural Exchange and Engagement: PEN World Voices Online Multimedia Collection

PEN America proposes a 24-month project to digitize the PEN World Voices audiovisual collection. Founded by Salman Rushdie in response to increasing US isolationism after September 11, 2001, the collection consists of 523 events, 257 recorded on M...

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The California Audiovisual Preservation Project: Illuminating Hidden Histories of Migration and Settlement

The proposed two-year project, Illuminating Hidden Histories of Migration and Settlement, will create a thematically-oriented collection of historically significant audiovisual recordings drawn from the holdings of 10 partner archives, libraries, ...

California State University, Bakersfield

The Harrison Forman Slide Collection: Creating Digital Access to a Hidden Collection of Mid- Century Color Photography from Around the World

The American Geographical Society Library (AGSL) at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) seeks funding to digitize 49,000 35 mm Kodachrome and 2,000 2x2" Ektachrome slides of the Harrison Forman Collection which will take two years to complete....

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 ...

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

From the Mountain Top to the Desktop: Exposing the Cultures and Late 20th Century History of Nepal to a Global Audience

We propose to digitize selected audiovisual collections on Nepal and to disseminate these to scholars and the public. These well-documented materials—representing a part of the world that has experience extensive sociocultural change due to vari...

Scottish Court of Session Digital Archive: Window into the British Atlantic, 1759-1834

For this two-year project, the UVA Law Library will digitize 64 linear feet of legal records produced by the Scottish Court of Session, documents that reveal hidden histories of trade, migration, and life in the British empire in the years surroun...

Secrets Reveal'd: A Project to Digitize Early Modern Printed Books of Alchemy and "Chymistry”

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries propose a 2-year project to digitize cover-to-cover rare printed works of alchemy and early chemistry (known as "chymistry”) from our strong history of science holdings. Scholarship about Isaac Newto...

When the Mills Went Dark: Digitizing a Hidden Collection of Materials Relating to Ethnic Diversity, the Social History of Economic Decline, and the Postindustrial Transition in a New England Mill City, 1879-Present

Scholars know well the history of the rise of the New England textile industry in the nineteenth century, and of its heyday around the turn of the century; less well known is the story of its decline and subsequent postindustrial transformation, a...

Healing the Wounds of Vietnam: First Person Documentation of the American and Vietnamese War Experience

Media Burn Archive, nationally recognized leader in digital preservation of videotape, and Kartemquin Films, award-winning documentary powerhouse, are partnering to ensure the preservation of KTQ's archive. This project will digitize and creat...

Visibility for Disability: Documenting the history of disability in America and the growth of the disability rights movement

The Visibility for Disability project will provide a freely available, fully accessible digital foundation for exploring the history of disability and the evolution of the disability rights movement. Considering both the depth of coverage and nati...

"Now is the Time for All Jewish Women to Rally”: Organizing for Social Change in the 20th Century

The Center for Jewish History will make discoverable the records of Jewish women social welfare organizers of the 20th century. These unsung activists' accomplishments include fighting the slave trade of vulnerable female immigrants circa 1900, ru...

Digitization and creation of online access of General Electric historical photographs, 1880-1920

miSci requests $250,000 to digitize and make accessible the 100,000 earliest images in the General Electric Photograph Collection. The project will focus on images from 1880-1920, which document the beginnings of the electrical industry, focusing ...

Skin in the Game: Digitization and Reassembly of William Miles' Black Champions Interviews

The Skin in the Game project will provide complete public access for the first time to 32 interviews filmed by noted documentary filmmaker William Miles with prominent African-American athletes who broke down racial barriers and redefined the publ...

Building the New York City Subway: The Subway Construction Photograph Collection, 1900-1950

During this one year project, the New-York Historical Society will digitize and make freely accessible the 66,000 photographic prints in the Subway Construction Photograph Collection, 1900-1950. When transportation agencies were contracted to buil...

Digitizing Cavagna: Italian Imprints from the Sixteenth through the Nineteenth Centuries

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign proposes to digitize 320,000 pages of rare Italian imprints dating from the 16th through 19th centuries from the historically significant Cavagna Collection. This work builds on the CLIR-funded "Catal...

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American and Catholic History at a Crossroads: Digitizing Catholic Newspapers from the Vatican II Era (1958-1972)

The CRRA will digitize significant Catholic newspapers from Vatican II years, 1958-1972 and make them publicly available in the Catholic News Archive. Local papers include diocesan newspapers from Chicago, Hartford, Miami, New Orleans, New York, P...

University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries

Unveiling New Worlds: The Discovery and Digitization of Maps in Books at the John Carter Brown Library

With an eye toward revealing undiscovered cartographic treasures for new scholarly audiences, this 2-year project undertaken by the John Carter Brown Library will digitize all maps within cataloged books from the Library's peerless collection of m...

Recorded Interviews with Postmodern and Contemporary American Writers from the Larry McCaffery Papers

San Diego State University proposes to digitize 180 interviews on audio cassette tapes with well-known postmodern and contemporary American writers by Larry McCaffery, professor emeritus of English at San Diego State University and postmodern lite...

Viewing Visalli: The Santi Visalli Photographic Collection

Santi Visalli is a prolific photojournalist who has covered news, social issues, politics, and lifestyles and has photographed four presidents of the United States. His work as appeared in and on the covers of some 50 magazines and newspapers wor...

Scanning the Century

We are scanning the Historical local Newspapers dating as far back as 1915. We have completed a segment up to the 50's and are looking to complete the 60's and up, over a period on the next two years. We have microfilm, as well as an online hosted...