Posts Tagged ‘Presidential Collection’

Digitizing Presidential Collections for UVA Miller Center

The University of Virginia (UVA) Miller Center was recently awarded a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to digitize Presidential collections and make them available to the public online. Part of this grant provides the necessary funding to develop a website called Connecting Presidential Collections (CPC).[1] The CPC site is intended to become a central searchable repository for digitized Presidential collections. Already, the site hosts digitized images from over 80 collections. In addition to developing this site, the…

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Digitizing FDR for the Masses

On Wednesday, December 4th, Crowley Imaging was honored to be invited to Hyde Park, New York for the launch of “FRANKLIN,” a virtual research room and digital repository that provides free and open access to the digitized collections of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.  FRANKLIN is a partnership of the FDR Library, National Archives and Records Administration, Marist College, IBM and the Roosevelt Institute. FULFILLING A VISION “Over 70 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called for…

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Using Zeutschel Scanners to Document the Papers of Abraham Lincoln

  Editor’s note: October is American Archives Month and a reminder of how important the records of our past are to our future. To celebrate, we’re highlighting five conversion projects throughout the month. Last week we featured Time Life’s LIFE magazine photo archive. Nearly 10M photographic images of iconic American figures were digitized by Crowley Imaging and made available to the public via Google hosting. Today’s blog features the paper archives of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln.  “I am a…

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