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Preserving Park Slope: A Visual History of Urban Revival

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) proposes a 19-month project to digitize, create item-level descriptive metadata for, and make accessible 40,000+ paper records, photographs, moving images, and audio recordings that document the grassroots efforts...

Sir John and Mary Craig Scripture Collection: Revealing Pre-Nineteenth Century Book History and Print Culture

The University of Saint Mary's Sir John and Mary Craig Scripture Collection holds over 2,000 religious themed bound volumes, from the 13th-18th centuries. These volumes and manuscripts shed light on the history of the book and printing as a craft ...

How America's Pastime Influenced International Relations During Times of Conflict and Peace: Digitizing the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's Archive of International Baseball

Baseball and its cultural and historical impact have been felt around the world since the 19th century. World tours and Olympic Games brought baseball to European and Asian countries, providing a shared experience between cultures. During wartime...

New Bauhaus & Institute of Design Online Archive (NB&IDOA)

Illinois Institute of Technology, Paul V. Galvin Library, with the support of IIT's Institute of Design, proposes a twelve-month project to digitize a substantial portion of the Institute of Design Records, 1937-1955, to celebrate the Bauhaus cent...

Images of Indonesia: Photographs from the John M. Echols Collection on Southeast Asia

The Images of Indonesia project will digitize photographs from the world renowned Echols Collection on Southeast Asia at Cornell University Library. The project is envisioned in two phases. The first phase, proposed for this grant, is slated to di...

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

miSci wishes 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 on inventor...

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

Since 1939, 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center has long been recognized as one of the world's leading literary centers. The tape-based audio archive of the Poetry Center dates back to 1949, and while the Center has been able to undertake digitization of ...

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...

Custom House Maritime Museum Digitization Project

Currently the collection is not digitized, and is only available to local researchers and museum visitors. The Digitization project will digitize the entire collection, making it discoverable and open to the public.

Digitizing the Archives of Texas Paleontology

This project aims to digitize and digitally catalog the archives of the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (VPL) of The University of Texas at Austin over two years. The archival materials consist of 554 cubic feet (cf) of uncatalogued and undescr...

Great Explorations: Increasing Online Access to Our Aerospace Heritage

San Diego Air & Space Museum requests support to catalog and digitize 80,000 one-of-a-kind negatives from the Ryan Aeronautical Collection. Ryan developed many significant aircraft during its history, several of which were far ahead of their time....

Processing the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San José, from planning to implementation

The California Room, a unit within the San José Public Library, a department of the City of San José, holds many unique materials chronicling the development of Northern California, emphasizing Santa Clara County. This 21 month project focuses on ...

Lost in Balboa Park: Digitization and Online Access to The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park's Artifact and Library Collections

With 17 museums, nine performing arts venues, 19 beautiful gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego's Balboa Park contains an astonishing array of treasures, including 700,000 collections objects, 150,000 research volumes, 7.7 millio...

The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park

Bringing Vaudeville into the Limelight: A Digital Representation of the Vaudeville Era from Institutions Coast to Coast

Over the course of 30 months, this joint initiative between Emerson College, University of Iowa and Marshall University will digitize and make accessible our institutions unique and complementary Vaudeville collections. We aim to create a digital ...

University of Iowa; Marshall University

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...

Sam Howe Ledgers: Uncovering Crime in the West

History Colorado seeks to create public and scholarly access through cataloging and digitization of the Sam Howe Ledgers in our collection. In 1874, Sam Howe was appointed one of Denver's original thirteen policemen. These 71 ledgers, from 1863-19...

Scopes Trial Online Archives: Context and Consequences of the "World's Most Famous Court Trial"

The Scopes Trial Online Archives is a three-year, collaborative project to create a database of materials related to the historical and cultural context of the trial. This collaboration involves four local archives in Dayton, Tennessee, where the ...

Rhea County Historical Society; Clyde W. Roddy Public Library; Core Academy of Science

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; Archdiocese of Hartford; St. Thomas Seminary; Archdiocese of Miami; Archdiocese of New Orleans; Clarion Herald Publishing Company; Archives of the Archdiocese of New York; American Theological Library Association (ATLA); Archdiocese of Philadelphia; Archdiocese of San Francisco; Archdiocese of St. Louis, Archdiocesan Records and Archives; Archdiocese of St. Louis; Catholic News Service Archives; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB); Chicago Archdiocese; Duquesne University; Diocese of Pittsburgh; National Catholic Reporter; Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center (PAHRC); Chicago Archdiocese; Catholic New World; St. Thomas University

The Marian Anderson Archive: A Life in Song

The Marian Anderson Papers rank among the top five most frequently consulted collections in the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts. Recognized as one of the 20th centuries' greatest singers, Anderson, an African Amer...

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 Mount Saint Joseph Archives proposes a twenty-four-month project to digitize eleven collections of materials related to the Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Junior College, two Catholic institutions that provided education to underserved women a...

Kimball Traditional Music Collection: Audio, Video and Ephemera from Rural New York State to the World

This one-year project will accomplish the digitization, long-term preservation and dissemination of the James W. Kimball Traditional Music Collection. The materials document traditional New York State musicians in field and commercial recordings o...

Schoharie County Historical Materials

This project will digitize materials relating to the history of Schoharie County and its residents, from its Native American settlements to the current rural and small town populations. Materials on Native American history in the area are held by ...

Schoharie County Historical Society; Iroquois Indian Museum

The Revolutionary City: Philadelphia, 1774-1783

Philadelphia is the iconic city of the American Revolution, home to the Continental Congress, Independence Hall, and the Liberty Bell. Most Americans associate it with the Declaration of Independence, the founding of a new nation, and the story of...

American Philosophical Society; Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Library Company of Philadelphia

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...

Digitization of the Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum Collection

Binghamton University is one of the few institutions in the world possessing an extensive collection of materials related to the history and culture of the Kurdish people -- the Vera Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum Collection. This collection i...

Socialism and Free Thought in Southeast Kansas: Digitizing the Haldeman-Julius Big Blue Book Collection

The 12-month project encompasses the digitization of 340 Big Blue Books produced by Socialist Emmanuel Haldeman-Julius from 1925-1951, and held by Pittsburg State University's Special Collections department at Leonard H. Axe Library. The collectio...

Foundations of Dance Research: Digitizing for Access (Foundations)

Foundations will digitize materials in 10 collections held by 5 collaborating institutions (Partners) named below. The digital assets to be created in this Project will illuminate significant dance developments in this country during the 20th cen...

Dance Heritage Coalition (DHC); Adelphi University (AU); Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM); Museum of Performance + Design (MP+D); Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Archives (JPD)

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....

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

A previously unknown collection of more than 13,000 black and white architectural photographs were discovered in a dilapidated house owned by the Indiana Limestone Company in Bedford, Ind. These images of residences, churches, universities, museum...

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

The most critical decision any owner had was the routing of the circus for the season; a good route meant a successful season financially. Route books document the season for 19th and 20th century circuses, recording not only dates, locations, and...

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

"Beyond the Arroyo Culture: A Multiperspectival Century of Intellectual and Social Activism in Northeast Los Angeles": The project will draw on textual, image, and manuscript collections from several institutions and organizations to present a composite, multifaceted image of intellectual life, activism, and culture in Northeast Los Angeles.

Occidental College and partner community heritage organizations, Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society and Highland Park Heritage Trust, propose an intensive digitization project that will provide the documentary basis for new research on the grass...

Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society; Highland Park Heritage Trust