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

The San Diego Museum of Man’s (SDMoM) collections include more than 150,000 ethnographic objects, over 500,000 archaeological items, and over 150,000 photographic images from around the world. The materials nominated for digitization are documen...

Mayor Richard J. Daley Photograph Digitization Project

UIC will digitize images from two collections that highlight the life and career of Richard J. Daley (Mayor of Chicago, 1955-1976). The first collection, the László Kondor Photograph Collection, contains about 600 photographs, 600 slides, and 3,...

Digitizing the Case Western Reserve University Hidden Astronomical Photographic Plate Collection

The astronomical photographs that are to be digitized were taken using the Case Western Reserve University's Warner and Swasey Observatory Burrell Schmidt telescope. The Burrell Schmidt telescope was built in 1939 and began operation in 1941. In 1...

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

The materials are prehistoric tools made of bone, antler, teeth, mussel shell, and turtle shell. Most were recovered from lengthy excavations (1971-1988) by DSNH at SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park in Dayton, Ohio. SunWatch (formerly ...

Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University

The University of Chicago Digital Middle East

In 1983 the Middle East Department of the University of Chicago Library initiated an ambitious program to assemble and preserve in microformat valuable Ottoman, Persian, and Arabic research materials under the rubric Middle East Documentation Cent...

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

Do No Harm: Digitizing the History of Lead Toxicity and Exposure through the Drs. Robert A. Kehoe and Wilhelm Hueper Papers

This collection includes over 110 boxes consisting of research conducted by Robert A. Kehoe in conjunction with the Kettering Laboratory. The majority of the Kehoe collection was submitted to an earlier incarnation of the Henry R. Winkler Center a...

National Library of Medicine History of Medicine Division

Archives of the Network of Religious Communities

The NRC collection consists of business records (meeting minutes, correspondence, event records and publications) of the NRC and its predecessor organizations ( e.g. Buffalo Area Council of Churches and Buffalo Area Metropolitan Ministries). Thes...

From the Gifts of Missionaries to Collections Anchored in the Diversity of Life, Experience and Global History: Creating Virtual Global Access to the Documents, Artifacts and Specimens Housed in the University Archives and the Cultural & Natural History Collections at University of La Verne

The materials included here combine collections from repositories at University of La Verne—University Archives and Cultural & Natural History Collections: the Photograph and Campus Times collections in the former, several collections of objects...

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Uncovering Arizona and National Public Policy and Culture

For more than 30 years, viewers have relied on Arizona Horizon for in-depth coverage of issues of concern to Arizonans, and ASU Libraries has preserved these programs for AZPBS since 1989. Skilled hosts interview key community leaders, change make...

Interpreting Detroit's Turbulent Past: The Jerome P. Cavanagh Digitization Project

In 1961, Jerome P. Cavanagh won an upset victory over incumbent Louis C. Miriani, becoming Mayor of Detroit, Michigan, and at age 33, one of the country's youngest big-city mayors. Cavanagh was nationally recognized as an outstanding urban leader,...

Digitizing Boston's Archaeological Heritage in the Cradle of Freedom

The African Meeting House, Paul Revere House, Faneuil Hall, and Boston Common assemblages represent the archaeological evidence of Boston and the Nation’s struggle for independence, identity and freedom. The approximately 185,000 artifacts and ...

Building A Nation: Preserving and Providing Access to the Indiana Limestone Photograph Collection

The ILPC collection of over 25,000 photographs (18,500 remain to be processed) contains an extensive range of images, including residences, churches, universities, museums, businesses, and public and municipal buildings, many of which were designe...

Robert H. Ruby Papers

The Ruby collection recounts many of the experiences of the Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest and the Oglala Lakota people of South Dakota. Dr. Robert H. Ruby’s research occurred between 1953 and 2010. Tribal histories include th...

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Don't Take it to the Grave: Digitizing the 19th-Century Burial Files of New York City's Green-Wood Cemetery

GWHF’s Burial Files consist of two interrelated collections: the Burial Orders and the Chronological Burial Registry. The Burial Orders are the cemetery’s primary repository for the required documentation of a burial, plus pertinent letters, ...

The Voices of Photography: Lectures and Interviews from the Center for Creative Photography

The Center for Creative Photography (CCP) Voices of Photography collection includes 875 videotapes of interviews, lectures, workshops, and symposia with photographers, curators, and scholars. All videos were recorded at CCP between 1975-2015. CCP ...

Accessing Minor White: Connecting Collections from Princeton to Portland

Minor White’s work in Portland (1938-1942) documented the city’s historic business district, bustling waterfront, actors, and nearby wilderness – photographs that fundamentally shaped the rest of his artistic career. In 1942, when the Works ...

Oregon Historical Society

Facilitating Access to CAS/PNNM's Motion Picture Film Collection for Ecological Research

CAS/PNNM’s motion picture film collection documents biodiversity from 1925 to 1988, providing a unique mechanism by which to study ecological change over time. The collection contains 1,319 original films found nowhere else. Many of the fil...

Boston Lives Matter: Freedom House and Black Activism, 1949-2004

Freedom House was founded by Muriel and Otto Snowden in 1949 to centralize the African-American community’s involvement in the fight for neighborhood improvement, good schools, and harmony among racial, ethnic, and religious groups in Boston. Fo...

Digitization of an Important Family of Crop Plants (Fabaceae) in the United States National Herbarium

The subjects of this digitization project are plant specimens that are pressed, mounted, and maintained in the National Museum of Natural History as part of our mission to document and study plant life on our planet. Specimens have been collected...

Revealing a Hidden Collection: Digitizing, cataloging, and making discoverable essential collection artifacts

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s “Hidden Collections” include approximately 6,000 items—correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia (e.g., letters from Beethoven and Marie Antoinette, a cast of the poet Whittier’s hand, and a lock ...

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Thomas L. and Elizabeth Wood Kane family papers

The primary focus of this project will be to digitize all the papers in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University related to Thomas and Elizabeth Kane and their family. These papers, spanning seven different collections, inc...

Digitizing Social Justice: Advancing Knowledge of the American 20th Century Catholic Social Action Movement

The John A. Ryan Papers were donated to The Catholic University of America by the Social Action Department of the National Catholic Welfare Conference and Lawrence Ryan in 1949 and 1950. The Catholic Interracial Council of New York donated its rec...

Catholic University of America (CUA)

John Michael Kohler Arts Center: Digitized Art Environment Collections and Study Materials

Phase 1 will digitize photographs and 360° views of the entire collection of art environments, comprising 11,281 mixed media works by 34 artists including 2,183 works by Mary Nohl (1914-2001), 545 by Eugene Von Bruenchenhein (1910-1983), 285 by E...

Philadelphia Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide Digitization Project

If "newspapers are the first rough draft of history," the Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide is the first rough draft of Philadelphia's building history. Published weekly between January 1886 and November 1940, the Builders' Guide...

Archives and Artifacts: Uniting Liberian Scholarly Collections from Indiana University Libraries and Mathers Museum of World Cultures

“Expressive culture” is the central theme that unifies the archival and artifactual materials to be digitized. The documents and photographs were created by Warren d’Azevedo, Kathleen d’Azevedo, Bai T. Moore, and William Siegmann, importan...

Digitizing Marshall, The Man and the Plan: Presenting A Comprehensive Visual Record of George C. Marshall and the Marshall Plan through Films and Photographs.

The George C. Marshall Photograph Collection was created by the foundation's archives staff to establish control over the vast number of photographs in which George C. Marshall appeared. Photographs from George C. Marshall's papers, as well as pho...

Digitizing Storefront's Archive for Web-based Public Access

Storefront is not a collecting institution. All material held in its archive has been generated by the organization’s programs and activities dating from Storefront’s founding in 1982. The archive contains 115 c.f. of records, and has been arr...

From Her Pen to the Printed Page: Digital Preservation and Access to the Manuscripts of Elizabeth Barrett Browning at the Armstrong Browning Library

The materials in this collection represent the working papers, initial drafts, and authorial feedback of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, one of the Victorian era’s most revered and well-known poets. Drawn from the collections of Baylor University’...

Digitizing the Hidden History of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

The MLA aims to digitize materials from five collections in its archives. The first collection, MLA Images, includes forty-two photographs of MLA presidents and executive directors (1883–1933), one photograph of future MLA leaders (1887–88), a...

The Hazelden Pittman Archives

The Hazelden Pittman Archives is a collection of historical alcoholism literature and artifacts located at Hazelden's main campus in Center City, Minnesota. Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation hopes to digitize the entire Pittman Archive collection wh...

A 3D Archive of California Ethnography at Stanford University

The materials in the California ethnography collection were acquired by the Stanford family and the University Museum beginning in the 1890s, and are now managed by SUAC, the Stanford Archaeology Center. SUAC cares for the archaeological, ethnogra...