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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...

“Television Writes on the Wind”: KAIT TV 8 16mm Color Newsfilm Collection (1973-1980) from Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri

The Dean B. Ellis Library at Arkansas State University proposes to digitize the collection of KAIT TV 8 16mm color newsfilm with sound. This two-year project will digitize 176 reels to create high-quality digital surrogates of this analog newsfilm...

From Her Pen to the Printed Page: Digital Preservation and Access to the Manuscripts of Elizabeth Barrett Browning at the Armstrong Browning Library

Baylor University proposes a two-year project to digitally preserve and provide open access to more than 300 original manuscripts written by Victorian poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 – 1861), commonly known as EBB. The proposed digital colle...

Digitizing the Scientific Illustrations from the Herndon G. Dowling Herpetological Collection

We seek support to digitize and make accessible approximately 1000 original herpetological drawings associated with the work of Dr. Herndon Dowling. Dowling was a snake systematist with major interests in snake morphology and its influence upon sn...

Illuminating Whaling Heritage Through Museum Archives

The Whaling Museum seeks support for a two-year project to digitize, catalog, and make widely accessible and easily discoverable its permanent archival collection which represents one of America's most historically significant industries. These ar...

Long Island Library Resources Council; New York Heritage Digital Collections

Memories of a by-gone era: Providing researchers information about a cultural phenomenon that has all but disappeared in America through access to community diaries ,hand-produced “publications”, photographs and manuscripts from a Catholic congregation of priests called Redemptorists in the United States during the 19th and early 20th century

This 18 month project of the Redemptorists Denver Province entails the digitization of manuscripts, printed items and photographs related to the history of their educational institutions, parishes and communities. Materials consist of hand-written...

Expanding the Technicolor Online Research Archive

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 Online Research Archive (TORA),...

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

Digitizing and providing free, searchable, online access to the Union Signal, the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)'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...

First in Format: The KMOV/KMOX-TV News Tape Archive 1977–1994

The Missouri Historical Society (MHS) will digitize and catalog 3,451 U-matic tapes from the KMOV/KMOX-TV News Tape Archive. In 1974, KMOX-TV (renamed KMOV-TV in 1986) was the first major-market station in the United States to abandon film-based n...

Digitizing the Corita Art Center's Photographic Collection

The Corita Art Center (CAC) proposes a two-year project to digitize its photographic collection, which consists of approximately 18,000 35mm slides. Photographed primarily by Corita Kent, the CAC’s collection includes images of Kent’s years as an ...

History Revealed: The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' First 60 Years

"History Revealed: The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' First 60 Years," will provide unprecedented access to the rich stories of the VMFA, the nation's first state-supported art museum. Through a collaboration with the Library of Virginia, which ho...

Library of Virginia

The Vermont Project (1944-1976): An Experiment in Building Race Relations

The Vermont Project Collection documents a little known initiative that started as a collaboration between two pastors, the Reverends Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. of New York City’s Abyssinian Baptist Church and Reverend Ritchie Low of the Congregatio...

Locus Photo & Ephemera Digitization Project

The project comprises digitizing, accessioning, and cataloging the Locus Photo & Ephemera Collection, with corresponding metadata for each digital file. Images will be hosted online, on dedicated archive pages available to the public through an LS...

Uncovering Early Artists’ Books: Digitizing The Franklin Furnace Artists’ Books Vertical Files

This two-year project will digitize and make available unique compilations of analog documents uncovering “behind the scenes” information describing early artists’ books. The collection, named the Franklin Furnace Artists’ Books Vertical Files is ...

Fabrica: Digitizing the Fiber Arts Artifacts in University of La Verne’s Cultural & Natural History Collections—Indigenous Textiles, Baskets, Looms and other Woven Artifacts From Africa to the Americas

Proposed is a two-year project creating a publicly accessible digital resource for the fiber arts collections in University of La Verne’s Cultural & Natural History Collections. The Collections includes indigenous African and American textiles, ba...

Entrenched Ephemera: A Multilingual Collection of First World War Postcards, Posters, Photos, Pamphlets, and Scrapbooks from the Blavatnik Archive and McGill University Library and Archives

The Blavatnik Archive Foundation and the McGill University Library and Archives (as a unit of The Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning/McGill University) propose a 24-month collaborative project to digitize, describe, and make freely ...

The Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning/McGill University

The Mississippi State University Extension Digitization Project

Special Collections at Mississippi State University Libraries is seeking to process and digitize all materials relating to the Mississippi State University Extension formerly known as the "Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service" or MCES. (It wi...

Preserving An American Treasure: The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association's Early Records & Archives from 1852 to 1951

The MVLA has been a pathfinder for the American preservation movement. This two-year project will allow MVLA to immediately open up our own early history, as we digitize, organize, describe, and make publicly accessible about 7,000 items (largely ...