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Articles with keyword "50 States of Preservation"

World War I veterans in class in the first forge shop, Idaho Technical Institute

50 States of Preservation: Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID

By Ralph Canevali

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.

Plains Art Museum in Fargo, North Dakota.

50 States of Preservation: Plains Art Museum in Fargo, ND

By Ralph Canevali

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.

Drafting class in the Commercial Arts classroom, IAIA.

50 States of Preservation: Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM

By Ralph Canevali

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.

The Birthplace of Country Music Museum sits on the state line in Bristol TN/VA

50 States of Preservation: Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, TN

By Ralph Canevali

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

Interior view of museum with Lorén Spears

50 States of Preservation: Tomaquag Indian Memorial Museum in Exeter, Rhode Island

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

Two NEH Preservation Assistance Grants help the Tomaquag Museum preserve artifacts of Native history and culture and engage communities across the nation.

Books from the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library's 60's collection.

50 States of Preservation: Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library, Indianapolis, IN

By Adriana Cutler

The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library was founded in 2011 with the mission to champion, “the legacy of Hoosier author Kurt Vonnegut and the principles of free expression, common decency, and peaceful coexistence he advocated.”

Traditional children’s games

50 States of Preservation: Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives in Honolulu, Hawaii

By Ralph Canevali

An NEH Preservation Assistant Grant helps Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives preserve thousands of documents and artifacts related to Hawaiian history.

The crowning of Queen Nicotina at the Charles County Fair, circa 1955.

50 States of Preservation: Southern Maryland Studies Center at the College of Southern Maryland, in La Plata, MD

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

Three NEH Preservation Assistance Grants help the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata preserve collections in its Southern Maryland Studies Center spanning 1493 to the present.

Exterior image of the J. N. Adams Memorial Hospital

50 States of Preservation: The Museum of disABILITY History in Buffalo, New York

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

An NEH grant helps New York's Museum of disABILITY History preserve and provide access to the stories of people with disabilities and special needs.

Fourth graders in Ottawa in the Depot's one-room schoolhouse.

50 States of Preservation: Franklin County Historical Society in Ottawa, KS

By Ralph Canevali

Located in the town of Ottawa, the Franklin County Historical Society is an important custodian of local history for this part of northeast Kansas.