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

Harrison Forman was a prominent photojournalist, whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Times of London, Life, Look, Collier’s, Harpers, and Readers’ Digest. Described as an "anthropologist with his camera", Forman photographed pe...

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

Hiding in Plain Sight: Reviving the Work of Women Film Auteurs in the Digital Age is an initiative of the Laboratory for Icon & Idiom, Inc. (LII d/b/a IndieCollect) in collaboration with New American Cinema Group, Inc. (NACG d/b/a Film-Makers' Coo...

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

The NAA/HSFA proposes for digitization 13 film and video archival collections with associated still images and text collections. Footage was shot throughout Nepal with an emphasis on the Kathmandu Valley, ca. 1950-1989. The selected collections co...

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

The UVA Scottish Court of Session Papers proposed here for digitization consists of printed and formerly bound case materials presented before the Court of Session, the highest civil court in Scotland, from 1759 to 1834. As a court of appeal and o...

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

Built on Greco-Egyptian origins and expanded by Arabic authors, alchemy was enjoying a golden age in Britain and on the Continent by the time Isaac Newton turned his attention to a fast-growing literature of metallic transmutation, chemical medici...

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

The Windham Textile and History Museum collects materials relevant to the history of the textile industry in eastern Connecticut, especially Windham, Tolland, and New London counties. About half of the items in the collection relate to the America...

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

The collection contains 353 camera masters shot for Kartemquin Film’s Emmy Award-winning 1998 film, “Vietnam, Long Time Coming.” "These consist of 102 Mini-DV, 250 Betacam, and 1 Hi-8mm cassette, comprising 200+ hours of footage shot to make...

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

The sixteen collections comprising the Visibility for Disability project provide both a long-term context for understanding the experience of disability in America and a closely focused perspective on the rise of the modern disability rights movem...

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

“The life and faith of human beings are at stake,” Cecilia Razovsky wrote on behalf of the National Council of Jewish Women in 1935.* She and other Jewish women activists represented in this project responded to refugee crises, abuses of immig...

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

This project will digitize the earliest 100,000 images image from the General Electric Photograph Collection, dating from 1880-1920. The overall GE Photo Collection includes 1.2 million prints dating from 1880-1970. The photographs were donated to...

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

William Miles (1931-2013) was an accomplished African-American documentary filmmaker whose films focused on the cultural experience and achievements of African-Americans in such diverse realms as the military, the space program, sports, and New Yo...

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

The Subway Construction Photograph Collection was donated to the New-York Historical Society by the New York City Department of Transportation in 1950. There are approximately 66,000 gelatin silver photographs in this collection, all of which are ...

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

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign houses one of the world's premier collections of northern Italian imprints from the 16th through 19th centuries. The collection was purchased in 1921 from the family of Count Antonio Cavagna Sangiulia...

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

U.S. Catholic newspapers during the period of Vatican II (1958-1972) are the source material for this digitization project. Eleven papers have been chosen for digitization including nine from major US cities (Chicago, Hartford, Miami, New Orlea...

University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries

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

The collecting focus of the John Carter Brown Library (JCBL) is the history and culture of the early Americas (roughly 1492 to 1825), and this project will showcase and provide an innovative point-of-entry to approximately 2,500 titles held by the...

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

We seek to digitize the literary interviews conducted by Larry McCaffery, SDSU professor emeritus and literary critic, with notable postmodern and contemporary American writers. McCaffery's unique interview process started with a recorded intervie...

Viewing Visalli: The Santi Visalli Photographic Collection

In 2015, Santi Visalli donated his collection of prints, negatives, slides, ephemera and all intellectual property to CSU Channel Islands. His express goal was to share his images with the world and to ensure that his life's work would be preserv...

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...

Photographs & Architectural Drawing Collections

We seek to process, digitize, and rehouse approximately 20,000 photographs representing life on Centenary’s campus during the 20th century and 300 architectural drawings of various buildings on campus. These materials have grown exponentially ...

Indiana Historical Land Survey Records

The Land Record, field notes and plats, are nominated for digitization The field notes are a surveyor's written description of the land and the measurements that define the Public Land Survey System (PLSS). The plat maps were the surveyor's graph...

Indiana Geographic Information Council, Inc.

Digitization of the Diaries of Father Maximilian Gaertner, O.Praem

The diaries of Norbertine priest Father Maximilian Gaertner, O.Praem. are a handwritten chronicle of his experiences in Wisconsin in the mid-1800s. The diaries are annotated with charts, maps, drawings, and news clippings. The diaries are not just...

Center for Norbertine Studies

Digital Preservation and Dissemination of Threatened 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center Audio Archives

Since its founding in 1939, the Poetry Center has been visited (often repeatedly) by luminary poets, novelists, playwrights, literary critics, biographers, and scholars from a multitude of literary traditions. The tape-based audio archive of the U...

Custom House Maritime Museum Digitization Project

The core of the collection was gifted to the museum by the Historical Society of Olde Newbury, when the museum opened in 1975. The core collection consists of most of the original Newburyport Marine Society items, collected globally by its member...

Preserving Father Volk's Vision for the Education of Women in Western Kentucky: Digitizing the History of Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Junior College

The collections related to the Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Junior College document the efforts of the Mount Saint Joseph Ursulines to provide an excellent education for women and girls in rural western Kentucky during the late nineteenth and tw...

Revealing Practice: Digitizing Southern Architect and Building News

Southern Architect and Building News (SABN) was an architectural trade publication of the southern states (1882/9-1932). Harman Publishing Company in Atlanta, Georgia became the publisher in 1910. It was titled Architects', Builders', and Hardware...

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

Detroit industrialist Charles Lang Freer (1854–1919), donated his collection of Asian and American art of the Aesthetic Movement to the nation in 1906 to form the Freer Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian. Freer is unique among collectors in the d...

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

The papers to be digitized, drawn from five archival series, document the extraordinary career of a social scientist who revolutionized government worldwide. A military statistician for President Woodrow Wilson and protégé of historian Charles B...

"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

Produced by the news department of KAIT 8, the first and primary television station serving communities in northeast Arkansas and southeast Missouri, this collection of 225 reels of 16mm film covers the years 1973 through 1980. The collection’s ...

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

The materials nominated for digitization are master recordings of 'All Things Considered' (ATC) produced and aired by NPR between 1971 and 1983. The audio is stored on open reel tape, an obsolete media format, at the University of Maryland Librari...

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 spanning a period from World War II through the end of the Cold War: progra...

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

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

Following Wolff’s death (1964), the Saint Mary’s Archives received her papers, supplemented over the years by donations from her friends, family, correspondents, and from papers and objects discovered elsewhere in the College. This collection ...

Digitizing Japanese American Internment in Idaho during World War II

This project brings together a diverse but interrelated set of materials together in one comprehensive digital repository so that the public and interested scholars can access the data in its entirety. There are two broad types of data sets in the...