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Featured Projects: Preservation and Access

Sonia Reznik and Liza Petrunenko in Tomashpil, Ukraine 2003.

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Voices from the Shtetl: The Yiddish Memories Project

Beginning in 2002, scholars, librarians, and archivists at Indiana University, Bloomington, embarked on a systematic effort to document the Yiddish language as it is spoken in its Eastern European heartland.

Posted: January 29, 2014
Dictionary of American Regional English

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The Dictionary of American Regional English: Recent Developments

2013 was an annus mirabilis for the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE), a major reference resource widely used by scholars and members of the general public.

Posted: January 13, 2014
Moravian Archives

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The Moravian Archives: Preserving Collections in Bethlehem

The Moravian Archives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania renovates its storage vault to preserve its diverse collections.

Posted: December 18, 2013
Cover of Puck, November 25, 1903

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Holiday Foodways

As the holidays approach, our thoughts turn to family and food.

Posted: November 25, 2013
2013 NDNP Annual Awardees Meeting

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Preserving America’s Historic Newspapers: Experiences from the Field

After this year’s NDNP Annual Meeting, we asked staff from several of the project’s 36 state partners—Missouri, Florida, Texas, and Minnesota—to discuss their experiences. 

Posted: November 19, 2013
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

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Summer Road Trip! Next Stop: North Country

As the dog days of summer give way to autumn, there’s no better place to visit than North Country.

Posted: September 20, 2013
John Wesley Powell River History Museum

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Summer Road Trip! Next Stop: The American West

We continue our series with a historical and cultural tour of the American West.

Posted: August 22, 2013
Historic Boat Rides with the Center for Wooden Boats

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Summer Road Trip! Next Stop: The Pacific Northwest

The relatively short distance between Seattle and Portland makes them favorite destinations for vacationers headed to the Pacific Northwest.

Posted: August 15, 2013
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