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Articles with keyword "50 States of Preservation"

Early-20th c. child’s silk and cotton shoe from China.

50 States of Preservation: The Goldstein Museum of Design at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul, MN

By Aia Yousef

The Goldstein Museum of Design in the College of Design at the University of Minnesota works to advance the understanding and appreciation of design in fashion and the fiber arts.

Laramie Plains Museum.

50 States of Preservation: Laramie Plains Museum in Laramie, WY

By Aia Yousef

Located in Laramie, Wyoming, the Laramie Plains Museum (LPM) serves as a repository for the city and region’s cultural heritage.

Entrance to the Muñoz-Marín house.  Entrada a la casa de Muñoz-Marín.

50 States of Preservation: Fundación Luis Muñoz-Marín in San Juan, Puerto Rico

By Ralph Canevali

In 2002, the Fundación Luis Muñoz-Marín obtained a Preservation Assistance Grant to carry out a preservation assessment of the collections in the historic house of Puerto Rico's first democratically elected mayor.

Label for Senate beer, produced by the Chr. Heurich Brewing Co.

50 States of Preservation: Heurich House Museum in Washington, DC

By Cathleen Tefft

Known as the “Brewmaster’s Castle,” the Heurich House was home to German immigrant, local brewer, and philanthropist Christian Heurich and his family for more than 60 years.

Grant Wood (America, 1891-1942), Tree Planting Group, 1937

50 States of Preservation: Dubuque Museum of Art in Dubuque, Iowa

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

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

Archives Department Open House on May 19, 2017.

50 States of Preservation: Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians in Harbor Springs, MI

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

Peter Lawford, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Joey Bishop

50 States of Preservation: Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada

By Leah Weinryb Grohsgal

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

Postcard showing Rockingham County courthouse in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

50 States of Preservation: Massanutten Regional Library in Harrisonburg, VA

By Ralph Canevali

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. 

Burns, OR Post Office

50 States of Preservation: Harney County Library in Burns, OR

By Ralph Canevali

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.

View of the Nordic Orientation gallery in the new Nordic Heritage Museum.

50 States of Preservation: Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle, WA

By Ralph Canevali

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.