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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)

Digitizing Western Botanists and Beyond: Completing the Online Archives and Botanical Specimens of John and Sara Plummer Lemmon, Civil War Veteran, Women's Rights Activist, and noted Pioneer Botanists

The University and Jepson Herbaria propose a 1.5-year project to make freely available online the papers of the husband and wife botanical team and contemporaries of John Muir, John Gill Lemmon and Sara Plummer Lemmon. Their archives include corre...

Military Collection Veterans Oral History Collection

The Military Collection Veterans Oral History Collection is composed of 1,085 oral history interviews with military service members with North Carolina connections from all U.S. military branches. The materials date from 1996 to 2014. The Military...

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 varie...

Calculating Women: Counting Women's Impact in the Exact and Natural Sciences in a Collaborative Project to Digitize Archival Materials from Harvard University, the Maria Mitchell Association, Smith, Mount Holyoke, Wellesley, Vassar, and Bryn Mawr Colleges and Tuskegee University.

Harvard University seeks $500,000 to digitize collections documenting two generations of pioneering women scientists from approximately 1840 to the 1970s. The project, estimated at more than 455,700 manuscript pages, will be completed over 3 years...

Maria Mitchell Association; Smith College; Mount Holyoke College; Wellesley College; Vassar College; Bryn Mawr College; Tuskegee University

Digitizing the Black Academy of Arts and Letters Records

This two-year project will digitize, describe, and make manuscripts from the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, an African-American performing and visual arts organization based in Dallas, TX. Over the 24 month time span of the project, the Univer...

Portable Channel: Digitizing a Hidden Collection of Alternative Community Television

During an 18 month project, Visual Studies Workshop (VSW) will transfer a significant portion of the Portable Channel (PC) collection from videotape to digital and create associated metadata. The material was sold to VSW after the organization clo...

Philadelphia's Historic Congregations - Political, Social and Cultural Developments in Philadelphia's early congregations

Philadelphia, settled by William Penn in 1681 as a center for religious freedom, provided refuge for newcomers of many faiths. Records of these religious organizations provide a glimpse of who lived in the Philadelphia area prior to the days of of...

St. George's Methodist Church; Gloria Dei; Episcopal Dioceses Archives; Presbyterian Historical Society; St. Peter's Episcopal Church; Mikveh Israel

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...

Accessing Augusta: Photographs of a Changing Culture, 1940s to 1980s

Founded as the second city of colonial Georgia in 1736, Augusta and its immediate environs has witnessed cultural changes. The Wilkinson and Fitz-Symms Photo Negative Collections at the Augusta Museum of History illustrate the mid-20th century cul...

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 Newton'...

Photographs & Architectural Drawing Collections

A project to digitize approximately 20,000 photographs and 300 architectural drawings related to life on our campus from 1950 - 2000. These images provide a pictorial look at life at and around Centenary during that era. The architectural drawing...

Writing and Talking: Creating Access to Conversations with 20th Century Writers in the collection of WNYC's "New York & Company"

We propose to digitize 1,700 tapes (1/4" reel, audio cassette and F-1 Beta) of "New York & Company," now known as "The Leonard Lopate Show," WNYC's Peabody Award winning arts, culture, and public affairs radio program hosted by Leonard Lopate. The...

Digitization of the Records of the Construction and Furnishing of 1 East 70th Street, businessman and art collector Henry Clay Frick's New York City mansion, 1907-1920

To digitize and make available through The Frick Collection's digital collections portal approximately fifteen linear of records related to the construction and furnishing of the 1 East 70th Street residence of businessman and art collector, Henry...

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 create pu...

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

The 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 th...

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

Indiana Historical Land Survey Records

The Indiana Historical Land Survey Records Project will last 36 months (or three years). The collaboration between the Indiana Geographic Information Council, Indiana Archives and Records Administration, and the Indiana Geological Survey will prov...

Indiana Geographic Information Council, Inc.; Indiana Archives and Record Administration; Indiana Geological Survey

Digitizing and Cataloging the Museum of the City of New York's Pamphlet Collection

The Museum respectfully requests support to provide online access to one of our largest bodies of research materials, the Pamphlet Collection, through cataloging and digitization. This collection contains nearly 1,800 multipage items. The material...

Digital Archive of Huhugam Archaeology

The Digital Archive of Huhugam Archaeology (DAHA) is a research collection that will include digital copies of a large fraction of the major unpublished archaeological reports relating to the Huhugam (also known as Hohokam) of the American Southwe...

Amerind Foundation, Inc.

Nick Virgilio Haiku Archive

The Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University-Camden proposes a twelve-month project to digitize the papers of Nicholas Virgilio (1928-1989), an internationally renowned haiku poet who spent most of his adult life in Camden, NJ. In 1999, ten year...

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

Over three years staff from St. Norbert College will partner with the Center for Norbertine Studies and an independent translator to translate and digitize the diaries of Father Maximilian Gaertner, O.Praem. In order to enhance our understanding o...

Center for Norbertine Studies

Documents Pertaining to the Adjudication of Private Land Claims in California, ca. 1852-1892

In 1851, the U.S. Congress passed "An Act to Ascertain and Settle Private Land Claims in the State of California" which required all holders of Spanish and Mexican land grants to present their title for confirmation before the Board of California ...

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...

Early Asian American Print Culture

The Asian American Writers' Workshop (AAWW) seeks funding for Early Asian American Print Culture (EAAPC), an initiative to catalog, digitize, and present the Asian American cultural production between the early 1990s and 2000s. AAWW's library and ...

Hunter College Asian American Studies Program; Vassar University, American Studies Department

The Digital Archives of Science of Mind History: Toward A Comprehensive Online Library of the New Thought Movement

Science of Mind Archives and Library Foundation proposes a two-year project that will digitize magazines, photographs, audio tapes, and other key institutional documents generating 75,000 of pages, images, and recordings that will be available to ...

Digitization of the Helen Keller Archival Collection -- press clippings and scrapbooks

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) seeks funding over 18 months to digitize the Helen Keller Archival Collection's fragile press clippings and scrapbooks as part of a broader initiative partially funded by the National Endowment for the H...

The Promise of Gideon: Hurricane Katrina Prison Archive

In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Southeast Louisiana. The largest hurricane to ever hit the United States, the effects of Hurricane Katrina were far reaching. One of the many things thrown into the chaos of Katrina was the incarc...

Townships, Towboats and Turnpikes: The Shaping of Ohio through Land Surveys, Canals and Roads

Over the course of 18 months, the Ohio History Connection will digitize three State Archives collections of early Ohio land records and maps: Federal Rectangular Survey of Plats in Ohio, Canal Plat Maps and Road Survey Records. The collections wil...

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...

Plants from the Past: Herbarium Collections of Curtis Gates Lloyd (1859-1926) and E. Lucy Braun (1889-1971)

Herbarium collections of preserved and archived plants from different localities and time periods are critical in understanding the past and current distribution of plant species. In addition to underlying taxonomic identification, these collectio...