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Articles with keyword "50 States of Preservation"

Exterior image of the J. N. Adams Memorial Hospital

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.

An early view of the L.C. Bates Museum building c. 1911.

50 States of Preservation: L.C. Bates Museum in Fairfield, ME

By Ralph Canevali

Located in the small town of Fairfield, Maine, the L.C. Bates Museum has a unique history.

1871 plan of the borough of Downingtown.

50 States of Preservation: Chester County Archives and Records Services in West Chester, PA

By Ralph Canevali

The Chester County Archives and Records Services contains extensive records on the history of the region around West Chester, PA.

Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA), 2401 Central Avenue, Kearney, Nebraska.

50 States of Preservation: Museum of Nebraska Art in Kearney, Nebraska

By Aia Yousef and Sarah Lepinski

The Museum of Nebraska Art maintains its collection of over 6,000 objects that tell the story of Nebraska from the early 19th century to the present day, and includes photographs by Nebraska native Wright Morris, the recipient of three Guggenheim Fellowships for photography, and works by Harlem Renaissance painter Aaron Douglas, who graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln in 1922.

Mary Cassatt, In the Opera Box #3, 1880, Aquatint Etching on paper, 7.75 x 7 in.

50 States of Preservation: The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, OH

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

Students and teacher enjoy curriculum-based program in One-room Schoolhouse.

50 States of Preservation: The Yellowstone Gateway Museum in Livingston, MT

By Ralph Canevali

The Yellowstone Gateway Museum maintains a collection of 50,000 artifacts, photographs, archival materials, and oral histories all related to the history of the region of Livingston, Montana and surrounding Yellowstone National Park.

Fair Collections of The Piedmont Interstate Fair.

50 States of Preservation: Spartanburg County Public Libraries, Spartanburg, SC

By Ralph Canevali

Spartanburg County Public Libraries is a leader in the acquisition, preservation, and presentation of historical documents in the region and, as such, plays an important part in preserving its history.

Snowshoers on Cherry Mountain, NH February 1917.

50 States of Preservation: The Appalachian Mountain Club, Boston, Massachusetts

By Ralph Canevali

The Appalachian Mountain Club is the nation’s oldest nonprofit conservation and recreation organization, established in 1876 to promote exploration and conservation of nearby wilderness areas and, in particular, the pristine White Mountains of New Hampshire.

Star Island Oceanic Hotel 1916

50 States of Preservation: The Star Island Corporation in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

By Ralph Canevali

An NEH Preservation Assistance Grant helps illuminate and protect seacoast collections at the Celia Thaxter Museum and Vaughn Cottage on New Hampshire's Star Island.