Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: NEH Announces 2021 Awards for Massachusetts, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Montana, Rhode Island, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming in the National Digital Newspaper Program
From the Library of Congress:
The National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) has announced new and renewed funding for state projects in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), an initiative jointly sponsored with the Library of Congress and supporting the Chronicling America online collection of digitized historic newspapers. Boston Public Library, representing Massachusetts, newly joins the program, with additional awards supporting ongoing projects at the Arkansas State Archive; Connecticut State Library; University of Florida, Gainesville; University of Georgia; Montana Historical Society, Providence Public Library (Rhode Island); University of North Texas; Wisconsin Historical Society; and University of Wyoming. These projects received two year grants to digitize up to 100,000 selected historic newspapers from their collections for contribution to the collection.
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