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Digitization and Creation of Online Access of General Electric Historical Photographs, 1880-1920

miSci requests $250,000 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 ...

Military Collection Veterans Oral History Interview Collection

The Military Collection Veterans Oral History Interview Collection, composed of more than 1,150 oral history interviews with military service members with North Carolina connections from all U.S. military branches. The materials date from 1996 to ...

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

The Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) requests to digitize, catalog, and make widely available over a period of two years the records of Boston-based social justice organization Freedom House. Once digitized, Freedom ...

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Wassaja - A Carlos Montezuma Project: Digitization, Access, and Context for Yavapai Activist-Intellectual Carlos Montezuma Collections Held Across the Nation

The proposed project would digitize and provide metadata for Carlos Montezuma manuscript material held by Arizona State University (ASU) Libraries, The University of Arizona Libraries' Special Collections, and the Wisconsin Historical Society; and...

University of Arizona Libraries' Special Collections; Wisconsin Historical Society; Newberry Library's D'Arcy McNickle Center

Vision Maker Media Historic Native American Film and Video Collection

Vision Maker Media, a non-profit documentary film company funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, will work to digitize and make available a large collection of documentary films, television productions and raw footage, created between ...

New England to the Near East: Missionary Collections of Amherst and Mount Holyoke Colleges

This three-year project, a collaborative effort of Amherst and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, would support digitization, metadata creation, and unified access for interrelated collections of alumni who were missionaries in the Near East. Through this gran...

Amherst College; Mount Holyoke College

James P. Johnson Digitization Project

The Institute of Jazz Studies seeks funding to digitize and make publicly available the James P. Johnson Music and Personal Papers,a collection only available to users through on-site visits. The collection consists of music manuscripts, correspo...

"Digitizing Western Botanists and Beyond: Completing the Online Archives of John and Sara Plummer Lemmon, Civil War Veteran, Women's Rights Activist, and Noted Amateur Western Botanists."

The University and Jepson Herbaria propose a 1.5-year project to make freely available online the papers of the husband and wife pioneering botanical team John Gill Lemmon and Sara Plummer Lemmon. This project will involve the digitization of two ...

Taylor's World: Digitizing the Frederick W. Taylor Collection

The Frederick W. Taylor collection documents the U.S. Progressive Era, which flourished between the 1890s and 1920s. The Progressives supported scientific methods to solve problems, and established an Efficiency Movement in every sector which coul...

Digitization of the Hidden Madam C. J. Walker Collection and Madam C.J. Walker Supplemental Collection Which Encompass the Life, Work and National Impact of America's First Female African American Self-made Millionaire

Over a 21-month period, the Indiana Historical Society (IHS) will process, digitize and catalog more than 170,000 items of personal correspondence, business records, photographs and artifacts in the Madam C.J. Walker Collection (Walker Collection)...

The Four Valleys Project: Thirty Years of Archaeological Research in the Naco, Cacaulapa, Santa Barbara, and El Paraíso Valleys, Northwestern Honduras

Unprecedented in its scope and comprehensiveness, the Four Valleys collection consists of all paper, photographic, and digital records resulting from archaeological investigations conducted across 180 square kilometers (ca. 70 square miles) within...

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 489,000 manuscript pages, will be scheduled for completi...

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

American Craft Council College of Fellows Artist Files Digitization Project

This project is created in response to feedback from scholars, curators, and students working in the communities of art, design, material culture, and craft requesting more freely available and complete online content documenting contemporary arti...

Shaker Manuscripts: A Collaborative Digital Library

This project will comprehensively digitize more than 3,060 Shaker manuscripts from six collections. Participants include Hamilton College, Winterthur Library, Hancock Shaker Village, Fruitlands Museum, Shaker Museum at South Union, and Enfield Sha...

Winterthur Library, 5105 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE 19735; Hancock Shaker Village, P.O. Box 927, Pittsfield, MA 01202; Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA 01451; Shaker Museum at South Union, 850 Shaker Museum Rd, Auburn, KY 42206; Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 NH-4A, Enfield, NH 03748

First Park, First Forest: Sharing the Heritage of Yellowstone National Park and Shoshone National Forest with the World

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West's McCracken Research Library (MRL), in collaboration with Yellowstone National Park's Heritage & Research Center (HRC), will digitize and make freely available a vast collection of material from their respective...

Heritage & Research Center, Yellowstone National Park

Wild West Shows and the Great Assembly: Merging Cultures on the Ranch and Beyond.

University of Oklahoma Libraries' Western History Collections proposes a two-year project to digitize five manuscript collections consisting of approximately 58,000 pages and nine collections comprising 4,900 photographs related to the Wild West S...

Inside the Storms: Severe Storm Studies from Observation to Analysis, 1650 to 2000

In this three-year project, the University of Oklahoma, National Weather Center Library, and National Severe Storms Lab will collaborate to digitize a variety of rare books and archival materials related to the study of severe storms and will make...

National Weather Center Library; NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory

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...

Digitizing Atwater: Nutrition, Agriculture, and Home Economics in the Long 19th Century

"Digitizing Atwater,” a collaborative project based at Wesleyan University, focuses on the papers of Wilbur Olin Atwater (1844-1907; Wesleyan B.A. 1865; Yale Ph.D. 1869), among the most important American scientists of the 19th century. Atwater's ...

University of Connecticut

The Waterways Journal and Associated Research Materials

The St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri - St. Louis will digitize materials from the Waterways Journal Collection at the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library. The full collection comprises 219 linear feet of res...

Iranian Periodicals up to the 1979 Revolution

Princeton University Library's proposal is for a two-year project to digitize and publish in its open-access digital library a selection of Persian language periodicals, covering the tumultuous stages of the intellectual, political and social hist...

Digitizing Social Justice: Advancing Knowledge of the American 20th Century Catholic Social Action Movement through Access to Correspondence, Oral Histories, and Publications of Dorothy Day, Ade Bethune, Fr. John Ryan, Fr. Paul Hanley Furfey, and Catholic Interracial Councils of New York, Washington, D.C., and the Twin Cities

This collaborative project includes The Catholic University of America, Catholic Research Resources Alliance, Marquette University, and St. Catherine University. Over a period of three years (2016-2018) project partners will collectively digitize ...

The Catholic University of America (CUA); St. Catherine University (SCU); Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA)

Digitization of the Jesuit Rare Book and Manuscript Collection

Loyola Marymount University proposes to digitize selections from the Jesuit Rare Book and Manuscript Collection, 1540-1800, that illuminates the intellectual and creative engagement of Jesuit scholars with the Enlightenment Era world. Items select...

Digitizing Film Footage of Non-Western Jewish Cultures from the Johanna L. Spector Papers and Audio-Visual Materials

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary ("The Library") seeks to digitize the raw film footage and related audio recordings from its Johanna L. Spector Papers and Audio-Visual Materials, a collection that documents the nearly extinct music...

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Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at the ONE Archives

Out Front: 60 Years of LGBTQ Political Graphics at the ONE Archives will expose a wealth of visual materials documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) viewpoints since the 1950s. To advance the cultural understanding of qu...

Digitizing Amateur and Unofficial East German Moving Images in the United States: Opening up a Virtual Cold War Conversation

The Wende Museum project proposes to complete digitization of its collection of East German amateur and unofficial audiovisual media (begun through a 2012 IMLS grant), in order to make these works known and broadly accessible, and to connect them ...

Digitization of Native American, Inuit and Hawaiian Collections

Boston Children's Museum (BCM) requests support for the Native American, Inuit, and Hawaiian Collections Digitization Project, for a project involving two years of work to catalog, digitize and make electronically accessible objects from BCM's Nat...

Digitizing Southern California Water Resources 19th-20th Centuries: A proposal to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources' Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program

Over a 3-year period, the Claremont Colleges Library, A.K. Smiley Public Library, California State University Northridge Oviatt Library, California State University San Bernardino Water Resources Institute, National Archives and Records Administra...

Claremont Colleges Library; California State University, Northridge, Oviatt Library; California State University, San Bernardino, Water Resources Institute; A. K. Smiley Public Library, Redlands, CA; Ontario City Library, Ontario, CA; Upland City Library, Upland, CA

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation Archives Project

Over a three year period Stanford Libraries and the San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation (SFTJF) will arrange, describe, digitize and make accessible archival materials covering the history of West Coast traditional jazz, a topic on which lit...

San Francisco Traditional Jazz Foundation

Behind the Carnegie International: Uncovering 95 Years of Exhibition History

Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA) proposes to digitize archival materials related to the Carnegie International, the longest running contemporary art survey in North America and the second oldest globally. From 2016-2018, CMOA will digitize correspond...

"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 (APS); Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP); Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP)

WIS-tv "Awareness": Preserving and making accessible a rare African-American television news magazine show from the 1970s.

WIS-tv "Awareness" began in 1970, having the distinction of being the first African-American themed and produced television news program in South Carolina. Airing weekly on Saturday nights, the show featured news relevant to South Carolina's Blac...