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Featured Projects: Preservation and Access

Photograph of a man plowing a field in Colorado

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Agricultural Literature and Rural Life

“Agriculture . . . is our wisest pursuit, because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals and happiness” —Thomas Jefferson

Posted: March 16, 2014
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