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Featured Projects: Preservation and Access

Ascent of the Lighthouse Tower
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Tune In Tuesdays: Vision of the Mountains: Films of Mountaineering in the West

The Mountaineers Film Collection at the University of Washington contains over 400 of the club’s moving image films, providing unprecedented peeks at the wilderness and culture of the American West.  With the support of a 2012 NEH grant, you can watch footage of the Mountaineers’ Summer Outing and Trail Trips ranging from the 1920s through the 1960s.

Posted: July 18, 2016
Accordionist Viola Turpeinen, known as the Finnish-American Accordion Princess.
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Tune in Tuesdays: Local Records, Global Sounds: Historic Recordings of the Upper Midwest

The ethnic heritage and immigration history of the Upper Midwest (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and Indiana) is richly expressed through the region’s varied musical cultures.

Posted: July 12, 2016
Jean Dominique at the microphone.
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Tune In Tuesdays: Voices of Change: Preserving Radio Haiti

This post is part of our “Tune In Tuesdays” series, highlighting some of the projects NEH has supported to preserve and provide access to rich audiovisual materials important to

Posted: July 5, 2016
Demonstrator outside the State Steamship Lines, circa May 1969.
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Documenting the LGBT Movement

In recognition of LGBT History Month, this post explores projects supported by the NEH Division of Preservation and Access of particular significance to LGBT history in the United States.

Posted: June 29, 2016
Leanne Hinton works with Havasupai consultants in 1965.
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Tune In Tuesdays: Berkeley Indigenous Language Resources

This is post is part of our “Tune In Tuesdays” series, highlighting some of the projects NEH has supported to preserve and provide access to rich audiovisual materials.

Posted: June 28, 2016
45 Labels from the Frontera Collection
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Tune In Tuesdays: Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings

This is post is part of our “Tune In Tuesdays” series, highlighting some of the projects NEH has supported to preserve and provide access to rich audiovisual materials.

Posted: June 21, 2016
Sonia Reznik and Liza Petrunenko in Tomashpil, Ukraine 2003.
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Tune In Tuesdays: The Yiddish Memories Project

This is post is part of our “Tune In Tuesdays” series, highlighting some of the projects NEH has supported to preserve and provide access to rich audiovisual materials.

Posted: June 14, 2016
The Fox Movietone News Collection at the University of South Carolina
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Tune In Tuesdays: Fox Movietone News Collection

This is the first installment of our “Tune In Tuesdays” series, highlighting some of the projects NEH has supported to preserve and provide access to rich audiovisual materials i

Posted: June 7, 2016
News from home, 1863. By Edwin Forbes.
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Soldier Newspapers in the Civil War

Whether based in the United States or stationed overseas, an estimated one million soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen, along with members of their families, look to Stars and Stripes for information about the world.  But the first newspapers produced by and for members of the U.S. armed forces began many years earlier, during the Civil War.

Posted: May 23, 2016
Records in the Frontera Collection
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New Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Guidelines Available!

NEH’s Division of Preservation and Access welcomes applications for its Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) grant program, with a deadline of July 19, 2016.

Posted: May 6, 2016