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Featured Projects: Preservation and Access

Phi Lambda Archery Competition, Play Day 1938.
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50 States of Preservation: Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Georgia

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helped Valdosta State University build an active digital program saving treasures of Georgia and United States history.

Posted: April 3, 2017
Exterior View of Molly Brown House Museum, 1340 Pennsylvania Street in Denver.
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50 States of Preservation: The Molly Brown House Museum in Denver, Colorado

The Molly Brown House Museum, in Denver, Colorado, holds a large Fashions Collection--including shoes, handbags, scarves, horse riding gear, and hats, dating to the years of Margaret Brown’s life.

Posted: March 30, 2017
The 1933 women’s basketball team of the State College for Colored Students.
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50 States of Preservation: Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps Delaware State University preserve a treasure trove of historic photographs.

Posted: March 27, 2017
Students and native speakers outside Seminole Nation's Pumvhakv School
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Native Students Help in Seminole Language Documentation

Since 2004, the  National Science Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities have teamed up to address the rapid loss of languages worldwide through the grant program, Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL).

Posted: March 23, 2017
The 1908 Buick displayed in the lobby of the Fort Smith Museum of History
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50 States of Preservation: Fort Smith Museum of History in Fort Smith, Arkansas

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps Fort Smith Museum of History preserve treasured artifacts of the town's past for thousands of visitors each year.

Posted: March 22, 2017
A summer visitor with a stereoviewer learning about 19th-century 3-D.
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50 States of Preservation: Edmond Historical Society and Museum in Edmond, Oklahoma

NEH Preservation Assistance Grants have helped Oklahoma's Edmond Historical Society & Museum preserve photographs, farm equipment, furniture, and artifacts documenting Edmond from its pioneer roots to the present.

Posted: March 20, 2017
Hunters explaining how harpoon heads function. Photographer: Raymond Yakoubian.
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50 States of Preservation: Kawerak, Inc., in Nome, Alaska

the Katirvik Cultural Center maintains an ethnographic collection of materials from the Inupiat, Yupik, and St. Lawrence Island Yupik peoples of Alaska.

Posted: March 16, 2017
Rachel Tirrell, Rockingham Free Public Library Intern
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50 States of Preservation: Rockingham Free Public Library in Rockingham, Vermont

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helped Rockingham Free Public Library preserve photographs showing the town's history.

Posted: March 13, 2017
Visitors viewing the vintage scoreboard used for Kirksville High School games.
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50 States of Preservation: Adair County Historical Society in Kirksville, Missouri

This feature is part of a series we call “50 States of Preservation,” in which we are touring small and mid-sized museums, libraries, historical societies, and other repositories

Posted: March 9, 2017
Session Announcement for Environmental Sustainability
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Environmental Sustainability for Collecting Institutions: Part II

This two-part feature will recap the discussion during a special panel on environmental sustainability at the annual meeting of the Alliance of American Museums (AAM) in May 2016.

Posted: March 7, 2017