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Digitizing and providing searchable, free online access to the Union Signal, the Woman's Christian Temperance Union's national weekly newspaper, 1883-1953

The Frances Willard Historical Association (FWHA) proposes a one-year project to digitize and provide free, searchable online access to seventy years (over 58,000 pages) of the Union Signal, the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union's offici...

Bringing Objects into Focus: Digitizing 40 Years of Hidden Cataloging Photographs, Negatives, and Slides

The proposed project would digitize documentary photographs, negatives, and slides of objects within the San Diego Museum of Man (SDMoM) collections. These images were produced by SDMoM curatorial staff between the years 1959-1999, as part of syst...

Mayor Richard J. Daley Photograph Digitization Project

Richard J. Daley (Chicago mayor, 1955-1976) presided over the United States' second largest city during a time of unprecedented economic and social change. Daley wielded national influence as a key figure in the U.S. Democratic Party, as a spokesp...

Digitizing the Case Western Reserve University Hidden Astronomical Photographic Plate Collection

The purpose of this project is to digitize 17,000 direct and spectral astronomical survey plates taken from 1941-1990 as part of sky surveys by astronomers using the Case Western Reserve University's Burrell Schmidt telescope. The telescope used f...

The Midwest Organic Tools Database: An Online 3D Comparative Collection of a Hidden Archaeological Resource

This 36-month project will be undertaken by the Dayton Society of Natural History in collaboration with the Applied Anthropology Laboratories of the Department of Anthropology at Ball State University. The project will create an online database of...

Applied Anthropology Laboratories, Department of Anthropology, Ball State University

The Lesbian/Feminist Spoken Word Collection: Creating a Unique Online Digital Resource for Scholars and the General Public

The Lesbian Herstory Archives (LHA) proposes a two-year project to provide public access to our Spoken Word Collection through digitization. This unique collection of oral histories, radio programs, speeches, interviews, panel discussions, and oth...

The University of Chicago Digital Middle East

The University of Chicago Library proposes a 2-year project to digitize our collection of 1,175 monograph and serial titles from the University's Microform Projects in Ottoman, Persian, and Arabic. The collection includes materials spanning the d...

The Northeast Los Angeles Historical Community Archive: A multi-perspectival and multimedia repository of daily life, political activism, and cultural expression within a significant twentieth century American urban community during an era of rapid demographic and social change.

Occidental College and its partners propose to digitize an interrelated cross section of an urban community's archival record -- neighborhood newspapers, photographic collections, and school publications -- as part of a larger long-term interdisci...

Eagle Rock Valley Historical Society; Highland Park Heritage Trust

A Century of Development in Boston: Digitizing and Georeferencing Large-Scale Urban Atlases from 1861 to 1965

The Leventhal Map Center's goal is to provide digital access to LMC's collection of 1861-1965 Boston area fire insurance and real estate atlases. These atlases are an invaluable resource for researching the city's physical growth and change, indus...

Do No Harm: Digitizing the History of Lead Toxicity and Exposure through the Drs. Robert A. Kehoe and Wilhelm Hueper Papers

This 36-month project, hosted at the University of Cincinnati Libraries in collaboration with the National Library of Medicine, will provide images with metadata for over 170,000 pages of manuscripts, research data, diaries, and other primary sour...

National Library of Medicine History of Medicine Division

Archives of the Network of Religious Communities

The Network of Religious Communities (NRC) is a multi faith organization of denominations and religious organizations located in and serving Western New York with roots back to 1857. The collection itself is a compilation of the various religious ...

Macaroni Pudding and a Good Cake: Digitizing and Transcribing the Manuscript Cookbook Collection 1650-1896

Kansas State University Libraries' Macaroni Pudding and a Good Cake is a two-year project that will enhance international scholarship pertaining to the history of food and medicine, women's culture, comparative literature and epidemiology. Nearly ...

From the Gifts of Missionaries to Collections Anchored in the Diversity of Life, Experience and Global History: Creating Virtual Global Access to the Documents, Artifacts and Specimens Housed in the University Archives and the Cultural & Natural History Collections at University of La Verne

It started with a gift from Brethren missionaries, prominent scientists, cultural explorers and our students over a century ago. University of La Verne's archival, cultural and natural history collections represent the eclecticism of a miniature W...

Recorded Interviews with Postmodern and Contemporary American Writers from the Larry McCaffery Papers

San Diego State University proposes to digitize 180 interviews on audio cassette tapes with well-known postmodern and contemporary American writers by Larry McCaffery, professor emeritus of English at San Diego State University and postmodern lite...

Viewing Visalli: The Santi Visalli Photographic Collection

Santi Visalli is a prolific photojournalist who has covered news, social issues, politics, and lifestyles and has photographed four presidents of the United States. His work as appeared in and on the covers of some 50 magazines and newspapers wor...

Uncovering Arizona and National Public Policy and Culture

Conservative political philosophy and vocal advocacy in late 20th century Arizona precipitated nationally controversial legislation that paralleled or presaged debates and similar actions in other states. The period from 1985 to 1996 will be remem...

Interpreting Detroit's Turbulent Past: The Jerome P. Cavanagh Digitization Project

The Jerome P. Cavanagh Digitization Project will digitize and disseminate 335.75 linear feet of predominantly manuscript and photographic materials, and 36 audio recordings, representing the bulk of the collection held at the Walter P. Reuther Lib...

Shaker Manuscripts: A Collaborative Digital Library

The project will comprehensively digitize more then 3,060 Shaker manuscripts from eight collections. Participants include Hamilton College, Winterthur Library, Hancock Shaker Village, Fruitlands Museum, Shaker Museum at South Union, Enfield Shaker...

Winterthur Library, Wilmington, DE; Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, MA; Fruitlands Museum, Harvard, MA; Shaker Museum at South Union, Auburn, KY; Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield, NH; Pleasant Hill Shaker Village, Harrodsburg, KY; Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield, MA;

Digitizing Boston's Archaeological Heritage in the Cradle of Freedom

Boston's City Archaeology Program requests $164,349 to digitize the archaeological assemblages excavated from the properties of the African Meeting House, Boston Common, Faneuil Hall, and Paul Revere House. Results of this project will included a ...

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

Funding for Building a Nation: The Indiana Limestone Photograph Collection (ILPC) will support the processing, digitization, description, and online access to over 11,000 historic photographs that document the use of Indiana limestone's particular...

Robert H. Ruby Papers

EWU Libraries propose to digitize the hidden Dr. Robert H. Ruby collection, a body of work detailing observations of Pacific Northwest Native Americans (1953-2010). This collection has special significance for several reasons. Dr. Ruby conducted s...

Don't Take it to the Grave: Digitizing the 19th-Century Burial Files of New York City's Green-Wood Cemetery

Green-Wood Historic Fund (GWHF) respectfully requests a grant to digitize Green-Wood Cemetery's Burial Files, dated 1840 to 1920. These records will be scanned, corresponding metadata will be created, and then uploaded into an open-source applicat...

The Voices of Photography: Lectures and Interviews from the Center for Creative Photography

The Center for Creative Photography (CCP) at the University of Arizona proposes a two-year project to digitize 875 videotapes recorded during CCP's forty-year history. The recordings of interviews, lectures, symposia, workshops, and gallery walk-t...

Accessing Minor White: Connecting Collections from Princeton to Portland

Princeton University Art Museum proposes "Accessing Minor White: Connecting Resources from Princeton to Portland" in partnership with the Oregon Historical Society and the Portland Art Museum to provide open access to the rich archival and photogr...

Oregon Historical Society; Portland Art Museum

Facilitating Access to CAS/PNNM's Motion Picture Film Collection for Ecological Research

The Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum's (CAS/PNNM) motion picture films document biodiversity from 1925 to 1988, providing a unique mechanism to study ecological change over time. Almost all of the films are original reco...

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

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

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 our ...

Expanding the Technicolor Online Research Archive

George Eastman House d/b/a George Eastman Museum, in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Margaret Herrick Library and the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History, will expand its Technicolor Onli...

Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science's Margaret Herrick Library; Smithsonian Insitution's National Museum of American History

Revealing a Hidden Collection: Digitizing, cataloging, and making discoverable essential collection artifacts

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum respectfully requests a $250,000 grant to support a project to catalog, digitally photograph, and make discoverable online approximately 6,000 "Hidden Collections" artifacts exhibited by Isabella Stewart Gardner...

MPR Dayreels: The First Decade

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is the most extensive regional public radio network in the country. Since its inception in 1967 MPR has created and broadcast original news programming, including a collection of upper Midwest reporting that spans many...

Thomas L. and Elizabeth Wood Kane family papers

The primary focus of this project will be to digitize all the papers in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University related to Thomas and Elizabeth Kane and their family. These collections include several volumes of diaries, h...

Digitizing Social Justice: Advancing Knowledge of the American 20th Century Catholic Social Action Movement

This collaborative project includes The Catholic University of America, Marquette University, and the Catholic Research Resources Alliance. Over a period of three years (2017-2019) project partners will collectively digitize and make publicly avai...

Catholic University of America (CUA); Catholic Research Resources Alliance (CRRA)