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Featured Projects: Preservation and Access

Grant Wood (America, 1891-1942), Tree Planting Group, 1937
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50 States of Preservation: Dubuque Museum of Art in Dubuque, Iowa

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps the Dubuque Museum of Art preserve art collections focused on the Midwest.

Posted: July 27, 2017
Archives Department Open House on May 19, 2017.
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50 States of Preservation: Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians in Harbor Springs, MI

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

Posted: July 12, 2017
Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Joey Bishop
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50 States of Preservation: Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada

NEH Preservation Assistance Grants help the Las Vegas Convention Center preserve thousands of historic images of Las Vegas.

Posted: July 10, 2017
Postcard showing Rockingham County courthouse in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
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50 States of Preservation: Massanutten Regional Library in Harrisonburg, VA

Located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten Regional Library's Genealogy and Local History Collection contains nearly 8,000 books, manuscripts, oral histories, files, ephemera, and maps that are frequently used by academic researchers, family historians, and members of the public interested in the history of the region. 

Posted: July 6, 2017
Burns, OR Post Office
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50 States of Preservation: Harney County Library in Burns, OR

The Harney County Library in Burns, Oregon serves the residents of this remote and sparsely populated part of southeastern Oregon and is best known for its extensive collection of regional and local history materials housed in the Claire McGill Luce Western History Room.

Posted: July 5, 2017
View of the Nordic Orientation gallery in the new Nordic Heritage Museum.
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50 States of Preservation: Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle, WA

Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum maintains a collection of some 77,000 works of art and historical objects related to the history of Scandinavia and its peoples.

Posted: June 29, 2017
American University of Beirut. Al-Abhath.
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JSTOR’s Arabic-Language Digitization Project

JSTOR, the leading global not-for-profit digital library, will undertake an investigative project aimed at addressing the special challenges facing the preservation of Arabic-language texts.

Posted: June 28, 2017
World War I veterans in class in the first forge shop, Idaho Technical Institute
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50 States of Preservation: Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID

The Special Collections of the Eli M. Oboler Library at Idaho State University includes a unique set of materials dating from the mid-19th century to the present--a treasure trove for researchers interested in Idaho and the American West.

Posted: June 27, 2017
Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota.
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50 States of Preservation: Plains Art Museum in Fargo, ND

The Plains Art Museum, in Fargo, North Dakota, is one of the upper Midwest’s leading cultural institutions, holding a diverse collection of more than 4,000 works of fine and decorative art, as well extensive Native American and African ethnographic materials.

Posted: June 22, 2017
Drafting class in the Commercial Arts classroom, IAIA.
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50 States of Preservation: Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM

Based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the Institute of American Indian Arts provides a Native American art and culture-based curriculum to students from across the country.

Posted: June 20, 2017