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Foundations of Dance Research: Digitizing for Access (Foundations)

Five of the included collections document the life and work of Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, seminal figures in the development of distinctly American dance practices. Their Denishawn School of Dancing and Related Arts (established 1915) became an...

Dance Heritage Coalition (DHC)

The Harrison Forman Slide Collection: Creating Digital Access to a Hidden Collection of Mid-Century Color Photography from Around the World

Harrison Forman was a prominent photojournalist, whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Times of London, Life, Look, Collier’s, Harpers, and Readers’ Digest. Described as an "anthropologist with his camera", Forman photographed pe...

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

The collection of approximately 13,000 photographs contains an extensive range of images, including residences, churches, universities, museums, businesses, and public and municipal buildings, many of which were designed by prominent architects. C...

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

Route books were published at the end of the circus season and describe the show’s activities for that year. They were sold to employees of the show and were also often advertised and sold to circus fans. The name "route book" is derived from t...

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (The Ringling)

"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.

We propose to digitize three bodies of key twentieth century popular media produced in, and uniquely reflective of, the diverse, working and middle class Northeastern section of Los Angeles. Together, they enable studies of demographic change, rea...

Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society

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

This project will digitize the earliest 100,000 images from the General Electric Photograph Collection, dating from 1880-1920. The overall GE Photo Collection includes 1.2 million prints dating from 1880-1970. The photographs were donated to the G...

Military Collection Veterans Oral History Interview Collection

The State Archives of North Carolina (SANC) Military Collection's Veterans Oral History Interview Collection contains more than 1,150 oral history interviews of military veterans living in or from North Carolina. The Veterans Oral History Project ...

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. F...

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

Content includes Carlos Montezuma collections from ASU Libraries, University of Arizona Libraries’ Special Collections, the Newberry Library, and the Wisconsin Historical Society. This will include issues of “Wassaja Freedom’s Signal for the...

University of Arizona Libraries’ Special Collections

Vision Maker Media Historic Native American Film and Video Collection

Vision Maker Media (VMM) will digitize and make available over 500 individual films that represent the history of Native American documentary filmmaking in the United States. They focus on the history, culture, arts, language, and heritage of Nort...