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Nantucket Whaling Resource Collection: Logbooks and Other Sources from the Nantucket Historical Association, Nantucket Atheneum, and New Bedford Whaling Museum.

The center of an international oil industry, Nantucket, Massachusetts, sent ships around the globe in pursuit of whales whose oil lit houses, streets, and lighthouses of America and Europe, and lubricated the machines of the industrial revolution....

Nantucket Atheneum; New Bedford Whaling Museum; Nantucket Atheneum

Un-Boxing Hidden HBCU Collections: Revealing the Historical Legacies of HBCUs

The Un-Boxing Hidden HBCU Collections twenty-four month project seeks to digitize and improve discoverability and access to the cultural heritage of HBCUs, providing insight into their impacts on local communities, African-American communities and...

Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library, Georgia

The Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Highlighting the Struggle for Civil Rights and the New Cultural Aesthetic it Helped Create through the Digitization of the papers of Alain Locke, Arthur B. Spingarn, Joel Spingarn, and Georgia Douglas Johnson.

Howard University's Moorland-Spingarn Research Center is seeking a grant of $177,608 to fund a two year project for the digitization of four manuscript collections: the papers of Alain Locke (the first African-American Rhodes Scholar, and the lead...

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 fall, a process that began in 1879 with the...

The Fred Engelberg Collection (1953-1980)

This 2 year project will digitize, catalog and describe all of the inter-disciplinary media and documentation found in the holdings of musician, writer, poet, photographer and documentary filmmaker. Collaborative exhibitions and screenings will al...

College Women: Documenting the Student Experience at the Seven Sisters Colleges

The College Women project will bring together the extensive collections of letters, diaries, and scrapbooks created by students at the Seven Sisters Colleges in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and now held by Barnard, Bryn Mawr,...

Barnard College; Bryn Mawr College; Mount Holyoke College; Smith College; The Radcliffe Institute (Harvard); Vassar College; Wellesley College

From Her Pen to the Printed Page: The Manuscripts and Working Papers of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A partnership between Baylor University, Wellesley College and the University of Texas at Austin, the project will digitize more than 500 original manuscripts written by Victorian poetess Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Previously available only to sc...

Wellesley College; University of Texas – Austin

Shark Lady: The Collection of Ichthyologist Dr. Eugenie Clark

The Arthur Vining Davis Library and Archives at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium will digitize the collection of ichthyologist Dr. Eugenie Clark. Materials in Dr. Clark's collection include dive logs, field notebooks, and travel journals detai...

William Henry Seward Papers

We seek funding to complete digitization of the entire print and manuscript contents of the papers of William Henry Seward and family (WHSP), housed at River Campus Libraries of the University of Rochester (RCL). This collection of record consists...

Internet Archive

Scopes Trial Online Archives: The Scopes Trial and its Cultural Context

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; Core Academy of Science; Clyde W. Roddy Public Library

The California Audiovisual Preservation Project: Digitizing Hidden California Light and Sound

The proposed two-year project, Digitizing Hidden California Light and Sound will continue to build a unique reference and research resource called the California Light and Sound (CLS) collection, a collection of over 3,500 endangered, historically...

African American Museum and Library at Oakland; California Academy of Sciences; California Historical Society; California Institute of Technology Archives; California State University, Bakersfield; California State University, Sacramento; California State University, Fresno, Special Collections Research Center; Center for Sacramento History; Eastern California Museum; Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University; Labor Archives and Research Center, California State University, San Francisco; Oakland Museum of California; San Diego Air and Space Museum; Stanford University Libraries; University of California, Davis Library; University of California, Los Angeles, Ethnomusicology Archive

Women of Design: Revealing Women's Hidden Contributions to the Built Environment

Virginia Tech maintains the largest and longest continually operating archives in the world for women in architecture. This two-year project will digitize, describe, and provide virtual access to approximately 1,200 cubic feet of materials documen...

Digitizing SFAI's Hidden Archives

SFAI's collections trace a cultural history that encompasses the San Francisco Bay Area and at the same time has significant international scope and impact. The collections amassed during SFAI's nearly 150-year history include audiotapes of public...

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Academy Sights and Sounds: Digitizing Audiovisual Media

The proposed project, "Academy Sights and Sounds," will create and make available online hundreds of digital copies of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' audiovisual materials, which offer recordings of significant lectures, Stated Meetin...

"To uplift his morals and save his soul": Digitizing the Records of the American Seamen's Friend Society, 1828-1975.

This 2-year project will digitize the papers and particular publications of the American Seamen's Friend Society, a seamen's benevolent association. Included are letters from shipmasters, reports on sailors' homes in ports worldwide, bethel ship r...

Religion and Spirituality in the Chicano Movement: Las Hermanas & P.A.D.R.E.S. Collection (1971-1994)

The Center for Mexican American Studies at Our Lady of the Lake University acquired the "Religion and Spirituality in the Chicano Movement: The Las Hermanas/P.A.D.R.E.S. Collection (1971-1994)" in 1994. The collection exists currently in hard copi...

New York City Municipal Archives' WNYC Moving Image Collection (1947-1996) Digitization and Online Access Project

The NYC Department of Records & Information Services/Municipal Archives proposes to digitize approximately 100 hundred hours of moving images originally produced by WNYC-TV, the television station of the Municipal Broadcasting System, between 1949...

Focusing the Lens: Creating Online Public Access to the Photographic Work of John Vachon in the Museum of the City of New York's LOOK Collection.

The Museum of the City of New York seeks funding to increase public access to photographic material from the LOOK Collection over two years. This collection includes images for 2,242 LOOK magazine stories from 41 different photographers made betwe...

Rails Across the Continent: Digitized Maps of American Railroad Expansion

Rails Across the Continent: Digitized Maps of American Railroad Expansion will digitize and describe an estimated 600 historical railroad maps in the collections of the University of Missouri-St. Louis' John W. Barringer III National Railroad Libr...

University of Missouri St. Louis

Digitizing Against the Grain: Making Jewish Women's History Discoverable

The Center for Jewish History will make discoverable a diverse representation of Jewish women's history by digitizing materials from across the archival, library and museum collections of four of its partner organizations: American Jewish Historic...

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

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

Center for the Study of Georgia History, Georgia Regents University

Southeast Asian Digital Archive (SEADA)

UMass Lowell and its partner organizations - Light of Cambodian Children, Lowell Telecommunications Corporation, Lao Family Mutual Assistance Association, Khmer Cultural Planning Committee of Lynn, Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association, Lowell H...

University of Massachusetts Lowell; Light of Cambodian Children; Lowell Telecommunications Corporation (LTC); Lao Family Mutual Assistance Association; Khmer Cultural Planning Committee of Lynn, MA; Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association (Lowell, MA); War Lao Mixayaram - Lao Buddhist Temple; South Viet Nam Veterans Group; Lowell Historical Society; Southeast Asian Water Festival, Inc.; Angkor Dance Troupe

The pioneering photographic archives from the expeditions of Dr. Roy Waldo Miner, Curator at the American Museum of Natural History from 1905-1943

This project will digitize and disseminate the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science's unique collection of approximately 9,500 photographic images, primarily lantern slides, and glass plate and plastic negatives, from the 1920-1940 expedit...

University of Miami, Otto G. Richter Library; Rosensteil School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami

Digitizing, Creating Access to, and Electronically Preserving the Hidden Special Collections and Archives of the Fundación Luis Muñoz Marín, San Juan, Puerto Rico

The FLMM is the multi-purpose, open to the public facility in San Juan, P.R., that contains the home, museum, visitor center, arboretum, and major Archival Collection of José Luis Alberto Muñoz Marín, the first democratically elected Governor of P...

University of Puerto Rico; Puerto Rican Association of Historians

North Dakota Pioneers 1880-2015: Documenting a Century of Immigration, Culture, and Heritage in Word, Image, and Sound

Four Digital Horizons partner institutions (State Historical Society of North Dakota, North Dakota State Library, North Dakota State University, and Prairie Public Broadcasting) will digitize and create metadata for over 35,000 oral histories, pho...

Prairie Public Broadcasting, Inc.; North Dakota State University; North Dakota State Library; State Historical Society of North Dakota

"Alaska Review" Television Newsmagazine Programs and Raw Footage Digitization and Dissemination Project

"Alaska Review," a publicly-funded television newsmagazine program airing in Alaska from 1976 to 1987, covered local, state and federal issues facing the young state during a period of intense growth and development. Topics ranged from the trans-A...

Digitizing Science Friday Audio Segments: Interviews with Host Ira Flatow and Scientists, Innovators, Inventors, Technologists, and Engineers -- 25 Years of Multidisciplinary Science Dialogue

Each week for nearly 25 years, award-winning public radio host Ira Flatow has interviewed scientists, mathematicians, inventors, health professionals, artists, Nobel laureates, and politicians on the latest scientific innovations and breakthroughs...

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Collection: Digitizing the Artifacts, Letters, and Documents of America's 23rd President, Benjamin Harrison, including artifacts from his grandfather William Henry Harrison and other family members.

The IUPUI University Library Center for Digital Scholarship will collaborate with the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site to digitize the documents, photographs, and artifacts of America's 23rd president. President Harrison served our country from...

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site

Digitization, cataloging and access to the collection of Historical Speeches and Writings of Luis A. Ferré Aguayo

The project encompasses the digitization, cataloging and access to the collection of speeches and writings by Luis Alberto Ferré Aguayo (1904-2003), a prominent Puerto Rican man who was an engineer, industrialist, governor of Puerto Rico, musician...

Graduate School of Science and Technology, University of Puerto Rico; The Pedro Rosselló Archive; The Center for Puerto Rico; The Rafael Hernandez Colón Library and Archive

James G. Swan, 19th Century Renaissance Man in the Pacific Northwest: Papers, Journals, and Correspondence from 1833 - 1909

The University of Washington (UW), University of British Columbia (UBC), and Seattle's Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) propose a two-year project to digitize the three largest collections of James Gilchrist Swan's archival materials and mak...

University of British Columbia (UBC); Historical Society of Seattle and King County Dba Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)

The KNTV Channel 11 News Archive: Revealing the 1960s Experience in San Jose and the Salinas Valley

History San José will digitize a portion of the KNTV Channel 11 news archive between May 1966 and June 1968, including 1500 16mm black and white films and 276 transcripts, comprising daily broadcasts of local, state, and national news. Nearly 4500...

Tracking the Past: Unearthing America's Hidden Trolley Legacy through Digitized Images and Text

This two-year-long project will digitize 4000 photographs, 3000 negatives, and 100 tourist booklets documenting the history of electric railways in the United States. The collections belong to the New England Electric Railway Historical Society (...

New England Electric Railway Historical Society; York County Community College; University of New England