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Skin in the Game: Digitization and Reassembly of William Miles' Black Champions Interviews

The Skin in the Game project will provide complete public access for the first time to 32 interviews filmed by noted documentary filmmaker William Miles with prominent African-American athletes who broke down racial barriers and redefined the publ...

Building the New York City Subway: The Subway Construction Photograph Collection, 1900-1950

During this one year project, the New-York Historical Society will digitize and make freely accessible the 66,000 photographic prints in the Subway Construction Photograph Collection, 1900-1950. When transportation agencies were contracted to buil...

Custom House Maritime Museum Digitization Project

Currently the collection is not digitized, and is only available to local researchers and museum visitors. The Digitization project will digitize the entire collection, making it discoverable and open to the public.

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...

Great Explorations: Increasing Online Access to Our Aerospace Heritage

San Diego Air & Space Museum requests support to catalog and digitize 80,000 one-of-a-kind negatives from the Ryan Aeronautical Collection. Ryan developed many significant aircraft during its history, several of which were far ahead of their time....

Processing the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San José, from planning to implementation

The California Room, a unit within the San José Public Library, a department of the City of San José, holds many unique materials chronicling the development of Northern California, emphasizing Santa Clara County. This 21 month project focuses on ...

Lost in Balboa Park: Digitization and Online Access to The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park's Artifact and Library Collections

With 17 museums, nine performing arts venues, 19 beautiful gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo, San Diego's Balboa Park contains an astonishing array of treasures, including 700,000 collections objects, 150,000 research volumes, 7.7 millio...

The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park

Bringing Vaudeville into the Limelight: A Digital Representation of the Vaudeville Era from Institutions Coast to Coast

Over the course of 30 months, this joint initiative between Emerson College, University of Iowa and Marshall University will digitize and make accessible our institutions unique and complementary Vaudeville collections. We aim to create a digital ...

University of Iowa; Marshall University

Digitizing Cavagna: Italian Imprints from the Sixteenth through the Nineteenth Centuries

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign proposes to digitize 320,000 pages of rare Italian imprints dating from the 16th through 19th centuries from the historically significant Cavagna Collection. This work builds on the CLIR-funded "Catal...

Sam Howe Ledgers: Uncovering Crime in the West

History Colorado seeks to create public and scholarly access through cataloging and digitization of the Sam Howe Ledgers in our collection. In 1874, Sam Howe was appointed one of Denver's original thirteen policemen. These 71 ledgers, from 1863-19...

Scopes Trial Online Archives: Context and Consequences of the "World's Most Famous Court Trial"

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

American and Catholic History at a Crossroads: Digitizing Catholic Newspapers from the Vatican II Era (1958-1972)

The CRRA will digitize significant Catholic newspapers from Vatican II years, 1958-1972 and make them publicly available in the Catholic News Archive. Local papers include diocesan newspapers from Chicago, Hartford, Miami, New Orleans, New York, P...

University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries; Archdiocese of Hartford; St. Thomas Seminary; Archdiocese of Miami; Archdiocese of New Orleans; Clarion Herald Publishing Company; Archives of the Archdiocese of New York; American Theological Library Association (ATLA); Archdiocese of Philadelphia; Archdiocese of San Francisco; Archdiocese of St. Louis, Archdiocesan Records and Archives; Archdiocese of St. Louis; Catholic News Service Archives; United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB); Chicago Archdiocese; Duquesne University; Diocese of Pittsburgh; National Catholic Reporter; Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center (PAHRC); Chicago Archdiocese; Catholic New World; St. Thomas University

The Marian Anderson Archive: A Life in Song

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 Amer...

Preserving Father Volk's Vision for the Education of Women in Western Kentucky: Digitizing the History of Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Junior College

The Mount Saint Joseph Archives proposes a twenty-four-month project to digitize eleven collections of materials related to the Mount Saint Joseph Academy and Junior College, two Catholic institutions that provided education to underserved women a...

Kimball Traditional Music Collection: Audio, Video and Ephemera from Rural New York State to the World

This one-year project will accomplish the digitization, long-term preservation and dissemination of the James W. Kimball Traditional Music Collection. The materials document traditional New York State musicians in field and commercial recordings o...

Schoharie County Historical Materials

This project will digitize materials relating to the history of Schoharie County and its residents, from its Native American settlements to the current rural and small town populations. Materials on Native American history in the area are held by ...

Schoharie County Historical Society; Iroquois Indian Museum

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; Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Library Company of Philadelphia

Unveiling New Worlds: The Discovery and Digitization of Maps in Books at the John Carter Brown Library

With an eye toward revealing undiscovered cartographic treasures for new scholarly audiences, this 2-year project undertaken by the John Carter Brown Library will digitize all maps within cataloged books from the Library's peerless collection of m...

Digitization of the Vera Beaudin Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum Collection

Binghamton University is one of the few institutions in the world possessing an extensive collection of materials related to the history and culture of the Kurdish people -- the Vera Saeedpour Kurdish Library & Museum Collection. This collection i...

Socialism and Free Thought in Southeast Kansas: Digitizing the Haldeman-Julius Big Blue Book Collection

The 12-month project encompasses the digitization of 340 Big Blue Books produced by Socialist Emmanuel Haldeman-Julius from 1925-1951, and held by Pittsburg State University's Special Collections department at Leonard H. Axe Library. The collectio...

Digitizing the Avant-Garde: Selections from the KPFA music archive in the Other Minds Records

UCSC seeks to digitize 69 open-reel audiotapes of live music performances from the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music. These recordings were originally made by KPFA, a Berkeley, California community radio station, and were subsequently transf...

Reformatting of the Tommi Avicolli Mecca cassette tapes on LGBTQ history

The material proposed for this project is made up of 119 compact cassette tapes from the Tommi Avicolli Mecca collection, 1967-1992, Ms. Coll. 25, dated 1967 to 1988. This project will contribute to teaching, scholarship, and public discussion abo...

“Down we went into the maelstrom…” - The American Fighter Aces Oral History Digitization Project

The Museum of Flight will conduct a 12-month project to digitize a collection of interviews with American fighter aces and build an online repository of the digitized recordings and transcripts. The collection consists of 376 media items, mostly a...

W. W. Law Collection Audio Recordings Preservation

The City of Savannah Research Library & Municipal Archives (RLMA), partnering with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC), will reformat at-risk, rare audio recordings (34 open -reel tapes; estimated 43 hours; dating 1955-1978, undated...

Preserving the Interview Recordings of Mel Gussow, American and British Theater Critic

The Harry Ransom Center proposes a seven-month pilot project to outsource the digitization of 75 cassette audiotape interviews recorded by Mel Gussow (1933-2005), renowned New York Times American and British theater critic. Gussow was among the fi...

Citizens’ Council Radio Forums: Digitizing the Interviews of Segregationist Politicians, 1957-1966

The Citizens’ Council, founded in 1954 following the Brown v. Board decision, was very powerful in working to maintain segregation in Mississippi. They spread their message using several strategies, including television and radio segments; the Cit...

Digitization and Dissemination of Technically Problematic KUAC-FM Radio (Alaska) Programs (1979-1997)

One hundred and twenty-six hours from the nearly 950 open-reel audio tapes from the KUAC FM Audiotapes Collection held in the Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Archives at the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), h...

Mid-century Music Diversity in East Tennessee: Digitizing country, jazz, old time, pop and religious music from the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound’s circa 1950s studio and field recordings

TAMIS seeks to digitize and provide access to thirty ¼-inch reel-to-reel audio tapes recorded in East Tennessee in the 1950s, representing an array of musical styles produced in the region. Captured on the tapes comprising the Jack Comer, Valley R...

The Voices of Visionaries: Digitizing and Preserving Optometry’s Oral History

Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation (Foundation) respectfully requests $19,925 to support a project of the Archives and Museum of Optometry (AMO). The AMO proposes a 12-month project to digitally preserve and provide online access to 60 hours of ...

Dr. Robert Garfias KRAB Radio Programs 1962-1981: Musics of the World

This project focuses on the preservation of 118 analog reel to reel tapes from the Robert Garfias KRAB Radio Show collection and on improved access to the collection. These programs, produced by ethnomusicologist Robert Garfias from 1962-1981, are...

Digitizing Public Radio Program Collection Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

WHYY seeks support to digitize 80 of the most at-risk reel to reel tapes of the award-winning public radio program Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. Produced and owned totally by WHYY, this engaging and thought-provoking daily interview program e...

Living and Playing the Blues: Live Performances and Conversations with Chicago Blues People, a Collection of Interviews and Recordings by Cultural Anthropologist Dr. Caleb Dube.

This project will preserve and provide scholarly and public access to over 120 hours of recordings of in-depth interviews with Chicago blues musicians, producers, and presenters, including informal live performances, conducted by DePaul University...