The University Libraries have been informed, by the State Library of North Carolina, that it has received a 2012-13 LSTA Project Digitization Grant in the amount of $203,910. The grant will fund a project called Textiles, Teachers, and Troops: Greensboro, North Carolina, 1881-1945.
Digital Projects Coordinator David Gwynn is the principal investigator.
The project will make available some 165,000 digital images including photographs, manuscripts, rare books, scrapbooks, printed materials and oral histories documenting the social and cultural development of Greensboro. For the first time, all five colleges and universities in Greensboro, along with the Greensboro Historical Museum, will be collaborating on a project to make primary source materials available online.
For more information, see http://uncgdigital.blogspot.com/2012/06/textiles-teachers-and-troops-greensboro.html