Virginia Newspaper Project (VNP) Announces the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

The Virginia Newspaper Project (VNP) has recently announced an ongoing project to make the Library of Virginia’s Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) newspapers accessible to the public on Virginia Chronicle. The newspapers were published by the CCC from 1934 to 1941, and provide a view of camp life during the Depression. Continue reading

Humanities Collections and Reference Resource Grants from NEH for 2017

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)  has announced their new deadline for 2017 for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program, which offers grants to extend the life of materials and to make their content widely accessible, with an eye toward implementing measures such as: Continue reading