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Featured Projects: Preservation and Access

Participants building skills at a workshop on arsenic testing in Minnesota.
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Preservation Week 2014: Education and Training

Every year, Preservation Week is a wonderful opportunity for agencies, cultural heritage institutions, and the public to come together.

Posted: April 28, 2014
Grand Army of the Republic Post, Cazenovia, NY, c. 1900
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Preservation and Access: Military History

From colonial times, through the Revolution and Civil War, into the tumultuous 20th century, and right up to the present, wars have shaped the history of our nation in many ways.&

Posted: April 9, 2014
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