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Documenting Service with Fighting Men:Creating Online Access to World War I-Related Materials of the Kautz Family YMCA Archives

As one of the nation’s largest and oldest social welfare institutions, the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) is a dynamic organization that has worked to improve communities around the globe for 165 years. One institution that has long ...

Innovative Digital Access to Architectural Models

The Getty Research Institute and the Art, Design & Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara seek to digitize approximately 300 architectural models using innovative 360ï‚° hemispherical photography. The project will provide online access to digital...

Art, Design & Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum: Early and Mid-Twentieth Century Sheet Music Collection

OVERVIEW: The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s (CMHFM) Early and Mid-Twentieth Century Sheet Music Collection is composed of approximately 6,500 items of commercially-published sheet music. These documents, which range from roughly 1900 t...

American Craft Council College of Fellows Artist Files Digitization Project

Since 1975, the American Craft Council (ACC) has recognized exceptional contributions to the field of craft by awarding the distinction of Fellow of the Council, the body of recipients known collectively as the College of Fellows. In order to be n...

Ralph W. Hale, MD, Women's Health History Museum Digitization Project.

The Ralph W. Hale, M.D., History Museum at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) consists of approximately 650 artifacts that visually represent the history of women's health care and the specialty of obstetrics-gynecology...

Changing the Face of Medicine: Women at the National Institutes of Health

Donated to the NLM by her husband, Bernadine Healy’s collection includes speeches, subject files, Congressional testimony, clippings, videotapes, and administrative files. At NIH Healy oversaw the development of a genetics laboratory, the Instit...

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.

John Gill Lemmon was a pioneer in western American botany who fought in the Civil War and was incarcerated in Andersonville Prison. He became interested in plants after moving to California to recuperate and write about his war experience. He disc...

Military Collection Veterans Oral History Collection

The State Archives of North Carolina (SANC) Military Collection's North Carolina Veterans Oral History Collection contains more than 1,085 oral history interviews of military veterans living in or from North Carolina. The Veterans Oral History Pro...

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.

The collections proposed for digitization include correspondence, speeches, personal diaries, professional papers, calendars, glass plates, photographs, specimens, and log books containing scientific data. The materials document the personal and p...

Maria Mitchell Association

Digitizing the Black Academy of Arts and Letters Records

Founded in 1977, The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) has grown into the premier outlet for African-American visual and performing arts in Dallas, TX. Throughout its history, TBAAL has showcased some of the biggest names in black theater,...

Portable Channel: Digitizing a Hidden Collection of Alternative Community Television

Portable Channel (PC) was a Rochester, NY non-profit (1971–1987) founded by Bonnie Sherr Klein. PC supported community access to video equipment, provided training and produced programs with an emphasis on community activism and documentary work...

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

The materials nominated for digitization comprise 40,000 records from Philadelphia's oldest congregations, ranging in date from 1677 to 1865. Collectively, the materials include: church membership files as well as baptism, circumcision, marriage, ...

St. George's Methodist Church

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

The collections of Robert Wilkinson Studio and the Fitz-Symms Studio represent the history of Augusta, Georgia and the river region known as the Central Savanah River Area (CSRA) during a time that changed the economic landscape of the 20th centur...

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

For 30 years, Leonard Lopate has conducted in-depth interviews with writers, actors, presidents, economists, scientists, dancers, historians, filmmakers and more. His program has won a George Foster Peabody Award and three Associated Press Awards....

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. This building is now the home of The Frick Collection.

The records to be digitized come from two archival collections in The Frick Collection archives. The larger series, the 1 East 70th Street Papers, 1907-1931, is part of a large manuscript gift from the Helen Clay Frick Foundation (c. 1200 linear ...

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

CHSA nominates two important collections for this digitization project, the William Hoy Collection and the Thomas W. Chinn Collection. Both collections were donated to the CHSA in 2000 and 2001 respectively. Chinn, one of the four founders of CHSA...

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

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

As an object type, pamphlets are defined as printed and bound works with a soft cover that address a particular subject. The popularity of this communication form dates back to the 15th century when the advent of the printing press allowed for ch...

Digital Archive of Huhugam Archaeology

The Huhugam culture is well known for its sophisticated social organization and sustainable adaptations to the desert. As sedentary, desert farmers, the Huhugam developed the largest and most complex prehistoric irrigation system in North America,...

Amerind Foundation, Inc.

Nick Virgilio Haiku Archive

Camden, New Jersey, resident Nicholas Virgilio became interested in haiku after finding a book in the library of the College of South Jersey, which is now Rutgers University-Camden, in 1962. He began writing haiku and went on to become quite well-...

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

The 6,481 recorded hours to be digitized in the Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane collection cover a host of topics with important scholarly value including: local and national news, international affairs, environmental issues, judicial issues, go...

Early Asian American Print Culture

APAJ: The AAWW has been a vital cultural institution in Asian American literature since 1991, and the literary journal serves as a crucial historic record of both the workshop and of Asian American culture. The APAJ published prose, poetry, nonfic...

Hunter College Asian American Studies Program

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

The materials nominated for digitization originated from the work of Dr. Ernest Holmes, founder of Science of Mind. His writing began in the early part of the 20th Century. His first major publication, The Science of Mind textbook, was in 1926. He...

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

Helen Keller (1880–1968) joined the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) in 1924 and was its ambassador for 44 years. The Helen Keller Archival Collection is comprised of materials she bequeathed to AFB upon her death and those accrued by the...

The Promise of Gideon: Hurricane Katrina Prison Archive

The bulk of the materials are the collected prisoner and incarcerated interviews and narratives. The prisoners were housed throughout Southeast Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina. These mostly hand-written materials were collected by Professor Pam...

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

The materials to be digitized are made up of three collections of plat maps, field notes and other survey records pertaining to the division of land and the establishment of roads and canals in Ohio. The first collection is a federal survey of...

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

The plant specimens of Curtis Gates Lloyd and E. Lucy Braun at the Margaret H. Fulford Herbarium at the University of Cincinnati (CINC) are noteworthy in that they represent invaluable collections of both biological and historical relevance. Curti...

Preserving Park Slope: A Visual History of Urban Revival

The Everett and Evelyn Ortner papers and photographs (ca. 1880 – 2010, bulk 1940 – 2008) include photographs, audio recordings, moving images, and paper records that document the work, research, and activities of two key players of Brooklyn’...

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

The digital project will focus on rare and unique religious themed items from the 13th Century through the 18th Century including: bound volumes, antiphonal leaves, illuminated manuscript leaves, and single leaves from various early print bound ma...

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

Over the past 75 years, the National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum (NBHOF) has collected 40,000 artifacts, 250,000 unique images, and three million documents related to baseball and its impact on our culture. One of the NBHOF’s collecting prio...

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

Academic and creative materials of The New Bauhaus (aka American School of Design), School of Design, and Institute of Design, 1937 - 1955. The collection includes academic catalogues, class and school activities announcements, and biographical ma...

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

The first phase of this project, planned for the period from the beginning of 2017 to the end of 2018, will digitize materials from the Eiseman collection on Bali. Fred B. Eiseman was a science teacher who became an expert on Balinese culture. He ...