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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 musi...

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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 a CLIR grant for the Native American, Inuit, and Hawaiian Collections Digitization Project, to support two years of work to catalog, digitize and make electronically accessible objects from BCM's Native coll...

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

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 correspo...

"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)

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 Bla...

Digitizing La MaMa's Pushcart Years: A Unique History of the Off-Off-Broadway Movement

Digitizing La MaMa's Pushcart Years explores the early history of New York City's Off-Off-Broadway movement (1961-1985) as documented in the collections of the Archives of the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. Over the course of two years, La MaM...

The Marian Anderson Papers: A Life in Sound

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 Ame...

Celebrating a Century of Stewardship & Engagement: Digitizing the Collections of National Park Service Directors

Clemson University seeks to digitize the full collected papers of 8 former National Park Service (NPS) Directors housed in its Special Collections Library to coincide with the centennial of the NPS in 2016. George B. Hartzog, the seventh Director ...

Yesterday's Farm, Today: 100 years of farming history at SUNY Cobleskill's Van Wagenen Library and the Schoharie County Historical Society

Over the next three years, SUNY Cobleskill's Van Wagenen Library, in collaboration with the Schoharie County Historical Society, will publish 100 years of regional farming memorabilia, maps, and agricultural research, including nearly 90,000 photo...

Schoharie County Historical Society

Hiding in Plain Sight: Accessing an "Accidental Collection” of Films by Women Writers, Directors & Producers.

Recent research at the University of Southern California documents the fact that women, although woefully under-represented in the mainstream film industry, are a strong presence among American independent filmmakers. Women film auteurs have been...

Black in Your Ear: Making audio of the Black Metropolis Accessible

Aligning with the mission of the BMRC of making primary source records accessible, this digitization project will provide access and preserve audio recordings of interviews, music, and community-based programs and make them available to researcher...

Chicago State University

New Dimensions Broadcast Media: Preserving & Providing Access to At-Risk Media

The New Dimensions Media collection -- an extensive archive containing recorded radio broadcasts that feature interviews and discussions with some of the leading thinkers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries -- represents a major resource for...

Linking the past and present of the United Nations operations through maps

The United Nations, founded in 1945 with 193 Member States is guided by the purposes and principles in its founding Charter, taking action on issues confronting humanity. The United Nations Secretariat has been providing the international communi...

Reconnecting the Empire: The Hidden History of Life and Law in the British Atlantic

For this fifteen-month project, the U.Va. Law Library will digitize 64 linear feet of legal records produced by the Scottish Court of Session, documents that reveal hidden histories of transatlantic trade, migration, and life in the British empire...

The Ronald M. and Dianne J. Bernier Archive: Himalayan, South, and Southeast Asian Visual Culture

In 2012 the estate of Ronald M. Bernier, former professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, donated his 35mm slide collection to the Department of Art and Art History's Visual Resources Center. Dr. Bernier was an art historian specializing in...

Digitization of 50 Journals from 1877-1931 by Andrew A. Quarnberg

CCHM will work with the Washington State University Vancouver Library to digitize, transcribe and translate 50 journals dating from 1877 to 1931 and associated ephemera. These journals were kept by Swedish immigrant and horticulturist Andrew Ande...

Washington State University - Vancouver

40 Years of Book Arts: The Archives of the Center for Book Arts

The Center for Book Arts is seeking funds to catalog and digitize two distinct parts of our permanent collections: Institutional Archives and Prints Collection in our Fine Arts Collection, with the intention of opening them to researchers, scholar...

American Music Research Center (AMRC) Glenn Miller Archive (GMA) Digitization of the Edward Burke, Richard March and Walter C. Scott Collections

The AMRC is a repository of historic and precious musical materials. The GMA, part of the AMRC, is housed and curated in the University Libraries on the Boulder campus. The GMA is a national treasure preserving thousands of rare and unique audio r...

Fred Bridenstine Negative Collection

This project would digitize the extensive collection of negatives created by Fred Bridenstine over a 50 year period starting in 1940 in Beaverhead County, Montana. He was a gifted amateur photographer as well as a dedicated outdoors-man with a fin...

Digitization of an Important Family of Crop Plants (Fabaceae) in the United States National Herbarium

Digitization of biological specimens is gaining momentum in museums, universities, and botanical gardens worldwide. The sum of these specimen records represents a rich temporal and spatial perspective of biodiversity on our planet. It informs ou...

International Whistleblowing Archive

Our archiving plan involves contacting whistleblowers with the help of partnering organizations such as the Government Accountability Project and obtaining permission to archive their files. A lawyer will be retained to prepare contracts and revi...

Internet Archive partner

Digitization of the Helen Keller Archival Collection -- Press Clippings and Scrapbooks

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) seeks CLIR funding over 18 months to digitize the Helen Keller Archival Collection's press clippings and scrapbooks as part of a broader initiative partially funded by the National Endowment for the Huma...

Digitization of the records of the Macbeth Gallery, 1838‒1968, the first art gallery in the United States dedicated to the promotion of American art, comprising 132.2 linear feet of correspondence, account books and other financial and inventory records, photographs, printed material, scrapbooks, and reference files.

The Archives of American Art as a single institution will digitize the entirety of one of its richest and most voluminous collections for the study of American art history, the records of the Macbeth Gallery, which provide almost complete coverage...

"Hearts and Minds": Outtakes and Papers from a Groundbreaking 1970s Documentary Film

In " 'Hearts and Minds': Outtakes and Papers from a Groundbreaking 1970s Documentary Film” we propose to make available unique, inaccessible audio footage and documents related to the 1974 Academy Award-winning documentary "Hearts and Minds" dir...

Revealing the Network of Innovation: Digitizing and Unearthing the History of Science and Technology Research at the University of Illinois

The University of Illinois Archives will embark on a two-year project to digitize and enhance access to archival material that captures the rich history of scientific and technological innovation at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

New York Studio School Lecture Series: Video Archive Digitization

The New York Studio School‘s extensive, historically significant Lecture Archive captures intellectual currents and cross-currents over 50 years with audio and video recordings of artists, musicians, poets, critics, historians, and scholars. We ...

Archives and Artifacts: Uniting Liberian Scholarly Collections from Indiana University Libraries and Mathers Museum of World Cultures

The project is a two-year endeavor by two units on Indiana University's Bloomington campus: Indiana University's Libraries' Liberian Collections, part of the African Studies Collection (IULC), and the Mathers Museum of World Cultures (MMWC). Arch...

The Oscar Adams Project: Oral History Interviews Documenting the Life and Work of Alabama Supreme Court Justice Oscar Adams (1925-1997)

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) seeks support from CLIR to send 36 original VHS interview recording tapes to a vendor for digitization and metadata creation in order to ensure the collection's use and availability to scholars and the ...