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Bastions of Brownstone Brooklyn: From Local Legends to a National Movement

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) proposes a project to digitize and make accessible online the records of Everett and Evelyn Ortner as leaders in NYC’s historic preservation and urban revival movements across the country. The collection’s extensi...

“Answering the Call”: Digitizing the Archives of the National Education Association

The George Washington University Libraries proposes an 18-month project to digitize high-priority series from the National Education Association Archives, a 2,200 linear foot collection dating from 1857 to present. As the largest labor union in t...

Music Collections from the Pre-WWII Archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

A two-year project to process and digitize two important music collections from the pre-World War II archives of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. RG 7 Music (Vilna Archives) consists of over 35 linear feet of manuscripts of musical works fo...

Digitizing the Texas Fashion Collection: Making available nearly 20,000 historic and designer garments and dress-related objects

The two year project will digitize and make publically available records of the nearly 20,000 historic and designer garments and dress-related objects held by the Texas Fashion Collection at the University of North Texas. The TFC’s holdings includ...

Listening to Nixon: Digitizing the Hidden Analog Nixon White House Tapes for a Front Row Seat to History, 1971-1973

Between February 1971 and July 1973, President Richard Nixon recorded 3,432 hours of phone calls and meetings. These tapes remain the greatest treasure of information left by a president and the most complex, controversial set of presidential reco...

Texas A&M University – Central Texas, Killeen, Texas

Digitizing the Yale Babylonian Collection

Digitizing the Yale Babylonian Collection is a two-year project to digitize c. 34,000 cuneiform artefacts housed in the Yale Babylonian Collection (YBC). The Collection represents one of the most substantial cuneiform collections in the world and ...

Building Minneapolis: Images and Records of the city’s houses, buildings and infrastructure from the 20th Century

Hennepin County Library, in collaboration with the City of Minneapolis, proposes to digitize and describe 15,000 photographs, and describe 20,000 previously digitized photographs recording the city’s houses, buildings, streets, bridges, schools, h...

City of Minneapolis

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...

Creating a Digital Commons for Earthwatch-Supported Citizen Science Archival Collections 1971-2010

Since 1971, Earthwatch has supported over 1,400 field-research projects that involve citizen science. Many projects have been led by eminent scientists, with positive conservation impacts worldwide. We have meticulously documented projects, but mu...

Philadelphia Real Estate Record & Builders' Guide Digitization Project

This project will digitize the only known original copy of the Philadelphia Real Estate Record and Builders' Guide, a trade journal (1886-1940) that provided detailed reporting of building activity in Philadelphia and other east-coast cities from ...

The Hope R. Stevens Collection Digitizing and Access Project

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York (RFCUNY), on behalf of the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Archives at The City College of New York requests funding, in the amount of $164,049 from the Council on Library and Information...

A Fort and Its People: Colonization to Statehood Along the Kennebec River

The Maine State Archives and Old Fort Western propose to digitize and provide pertinent metadata for more than 28,000 pages of documents from 1705-1830. The records capture the social, commercial, inter-racial, military, governmental, and maritime...

Maine State Archives (Department of Secretary of State); Old Fort Western

Digitizing Plymouth County Archaeology

The year 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival in Plymouth, Massachusetts aboard Mayflower. This nationally significant anniversary commemorates the establishment of the first successful European colony in America, and highligh...

University of Massachusetts, Boston

J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana Broadsides Cataloging and Digitization Project

The one-year project will catalog and digitize the rare late 18th- to early 20th- century broadsides of the J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana at Vanderbilt University. These primary sources trace Latin America’s independence from Spain a...

Bonjour!: The Franco-American Television Program.

This project will create high-quality digital surrogates, transcriptions, translations, and a finding aid for 398 episodes of Bonjour!, a French language public access television program created by the Association Canado-Américaine (ACA) and the U...

University of Maine; Assumption College

Illuminating Art History in the Early 20th Century: The Lantern Slide Collection of Columbia University’s Art History Department

This project will digitize a legacy collection of approximately 70,000 lantern slides in the collection of the Media Center for Art History (MCAH) at Columbia University, and create an online database to provide free access to the newly created me...

Thomas Carlyle in America

Thomas Carlyle In America (TCIA) would digitize 92,621 pages of materials related to the controversial Victorian prophet, Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), held at libraries across the United States. TCIA will be the next and largest venture of the Vict...

Baylor University; Harvard University; University of California, Santa Cruz; University of South Carolina

Saving Legacy in the Bronx

Bronx Community College (BCC) Archives seek funding for an arrangement and description project that will document the visual history of the Hall of Fame for Great Americans for BCC and for the wider New York City metropolitan area. The project wil...

Cataloging and Digitizing The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive’s Student Work Collection

This three year project, initiated with IMLS seed funding, will provide online access to 30,000+ digital surrogates and detailed metadata from The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive’s Student Work Collection. This Collection represents...

Through the Golden Door: Chinese and Jewish Refugees and Immigrants in New York

“Through the Golden Door” will digitize at-risk collections that illuminate formerly understudied aspects of immigrant and refugee experience. The Center for Jewish History will digitize materials from its in-house partner American Jewish Historic...

Museum of Chinese in America

The John D. Voelker Papers Digitization Project

Northern Michigan University proposes a one-year project to digitize the the John D. Voelker papers (MSS-39) maintained by the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. The project will contract with CreeksideDigital to di...

Portable Channel: Digitizing a Hidden Collection of Alternative Community Television

The goal of this project is to provide access to currently inaccessible and decaying videotapes made by a pioneering video organization that produced some of the earliest community-made documentary television in the United States. Over an 18-month...

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

WHYY seeks support to digitize and create free access to its 28-year collection 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 pr...

Hatch Show Print Preservation and Access Project

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum seeks support over 24 months for Phase 1 of the Hatch Show Print Preservation and Access project. This project will conserve, digitize, and provide public access to 10,000 rare, historically significant, a...

University of Nebraska State Museum Biodiversity Heritage Literature Digitization: Field Expedition Notebooks, Taxon Notebooks, and Other Scholarly Parasitology Literature

The two-year project would result in the digitization of specific portions of the biodiversity heritage literature that currently exist in hard copy only in the University of Nebraska State Museum (UNSM), a Smithsonian-affiliated institution. The ...

Unlocking Early African Weather Observations

This 18-month project is an internal collaboration between the NOAA Central Library and the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Both hold original source material for use by scientists and patrons conducting environmental resear...

Other Voices of the Frontier: A Digital Archive of the Arkansas/Oklahoma River Valley

Our goal is to digitize, index, and make accessible six archival collections from the Arkansas/Oklahoma River Valley that document the voices of the minority groups that have helped shaped this frontier/border region of the United States. These ot...

An Ounce of Prevention: Uncovering Hidden Public Health Pamphlets and Grey Literature through the Medical Heritage Library, 1700-2000

Building on the strong collaborative partnerships and successes of the Medical Heritage Library (MHL), the Center for the History of Medicine (CHM) proposes to digitize 11,540 rare and historically rich pamphlets and print materials held by MHL pa...

College of Physicians of Philadelphia (CoPP); New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM); Regents of the University of Minnesota (UMN); University of California San Francisco (UCSF); Yale University (Yale)

Digitizing the ‘World’s Most Experienced Airline’: Pan American World Airways Resources at the University of Miami, Duke University, and HistoryMiami and Development of an Aviation Portal

The University of Miami, HistoryMiami, and Duke University will collaborate to digitize 88 boxes of archival materials, 66 boxes of magazine advertisements, and 500 artifacts related to Pan American Airlines - producing approximately 180,000 digit...

Duke University; HistoryMiami; Digital Public Library of America

Historic Indigenous Media Collection

Vision Maker Media (VMM), a Native American nonprofit media organization, will work with 10 cultural institution partners to create high-quality digital copies of analog collections of Native American documentary films, television productions, int...

Southern California Indian Center/InterTribal Entertainment; Sequoyah National Research Center; Oglala Lakota College; WyomingPBS; United Tribes Technical College (Year 2); American Indian Association of Illinois (Year 2)

Things I Forgot to Tell You: The Phil Moore Collection, 1918-1987

From January 2018-December 2019, the Indiana University Black Film Center/Archive will digitize the music manuscripts, lyric sheets, project files, unpublished autobiography, recordings, and photographs of composer, Hollywood arranger, and singing...

Astronomer Nancy Houk Astronomical Photographic Plate Collection

Astronomical photographic plates covering the entire night sky were taken by astronomer Nancy Houk over 30 years beginning in 1967. In this pioneering research, she used a prism on the front of the telescope and imaged spectra of stars, rather th...