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Featured Projects: Preservation and Access

Klee Benally on Route 66
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Summer Road Trip! Next stop: The Great Basin and Colorado Plateau

The next stop in our summer road trip series takes us to Nevada and Arizona.

Posted: August 5, 2013
Map of Hawai'i featuring Roadtrip Destinations
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Summer Road Trip! First Stop: Hawai'i

One good way to learn more about the rich and complex history of the islands during your stay is to visit some of the many historic sites and museums that serve as custodians of Hawaii’s cultural heritage.

Posted: July 18, 2013
St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
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The Division of Preservation and Access Evaluates the Impact of its Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Program

Beginning in 2011, NEH’s Division of Preservation and Access conducted a formal evaluation of the program, focusing on grants made in the years 2000 through 2010.

Posted: July 8, 2013
J. P. Harrington and Tule Indians
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Voices for the Future

California is home to greater linguistic diversity than any other U.S. state. As such, it has long been a fruitful site for scholars interested in studying and documenting the state’s native languages.

Posted: June 27, 2013
All generations enjoyed snowcones at the first Lotus Festival in Los Angeles.
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Preserving Asian-American History and Culture

We are featuring projects from two institutions -- Visual Communications Archives and Media Resource Library and the American Museum of Natural History -- in celebration of Asian-Pacific Heritage Month.

Posted: May 7, 2013
Autumn, needlework by Litchfield Female Academy student
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A Green Museum: Preserving Collections in Sustainable Ways

With the support of two Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections grants, Litchfield Historical Society demonstrates that sustainable preservation strategies can reduce energy use, help the environment, and protect cultural heritage collections.

Posted: May 6, 2013
Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1946.
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Preservation Week 2013: Digital Preservation

For Preservation Week, the Division of Preservation and Access would like to share recent efforts in advancing digital preservation and to announce a new, ongoing series of features on our Web site highlighting our multifaceted support.

Posted: April 22, 2013
El Fronterizo
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New Release of Chronicling America

Chronicling America is now bigger, easier to use on tablets and mobile devices, and includes Spanish and French newspaper content.

Posted: March 27, 2013
Screenshot from The Godless Girl
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From Disaster Response to the Lab: The Art and Science of Film Preservation

Recognizing that film constitutes an unrivaled resource for the study of the history and culture of the last century, the National Endowment for the Humanities has also lent its support to film preservation efforts.

Posted: March 26, 2013