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MD-253223-17

New York Academy of Medicine (New York, NY 10029-5207)
Robin Naughton (Project Director: 06/07/2016 to present)

Biography of a Book

Development of an interactive exhibition that explores the production and use of 12 books and manuscripts to illustrate how knowledge was transferred through books.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2017 – 12/31/2017


MD-253224-17

President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, MA 02138-3846)
Danielle Allen (Project Director: 06/07/2016 to present)

Learning Experiences about the Declaration of Independence

Development of interactive tools for middle and high school students based upon the grievances and rights articulated by British colonists in the Declaration of Independence.


Project fields:
Political History; U.S. History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2017 – 6/30/2017


MD-253228-17

Carnegie Institute (Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4007)
Erin Peters (Project Director: 06/07/2016 to present)

Evaluating Digital Platforms for an Immersive Ancient Egyptian Experience

Development of an immersive digital platform for new exhibitions on ancient Egypt.

Project fields:
Ancient History; Cultural Anthropology; Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$29,962 (approved)
$29,962 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2017 – 12/31/2017


MD-253238-17

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Sheila Brennan (Project Director: 06/07/2016 to present)

Hearing the Americas

Development of a website that explores the transnational history of American popular music.

Project fields:
Art History and Criticism; Public History; U.S. History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$29,996 (approved)
$29,996 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2017 – 12/31/2017


MD-253242-17

Valparaiso University (Valparaiso, IN 46383-4520)
Allison Schuette (Project Director: 06/07/2016 to present)

Flight Paths: Mapping Our Changing Neighborhoods

Development of an interactive website that examines the impact of de-urbanization in the Rust Belt revealed by the changing racial and socioeconomic demographics of Gary, Indiana.

Project fields:
U.S. Regional Studies

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2017 – 6/30/2018


MD-253272-17

New York Foundation for the Arts (Brooklyn, NY 11201-8301)
Alison Cornyn (Project Director: 06/08/2016 to present)

Incorrigibles

Development of a multiplatform project that examines the history of detention facilities and incarceration of young women from the early 20th century to the present.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, Other; Legal History; Women's History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2017 – 12/31/2017


MD-253319-17

Carnegie Hall Society (New York, NY 10019-3293)
Christopher Amos (Project Director: 06/08/2016 to present)

A History of African American Music: Interactive Digital Timeline Discovery Project

Development of a web experience and on-site interactives focused on the history of African American music at Carnegie Hall.

Project fields:
African American Studies; Music History and Criticism

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2017 – 12/31/2017


MD-253338-17

Exploratorium (San Francisco, CA 94111-1454)
Robert Rothfarb (Project Director: 06/08/2016 to present)

Buried Ships and the San Francisco Coast Line

Development of a place-based mobile app that explores the history of the changing landscape of downtown San Francisco by investigating the more than 65 ships buried beneath the city.

Project fields:
U.S. History; Urban History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/16/2017 – 12/22/2017


MD-234145-16

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4833)
Grace Hale (Project Director: 06/10/2015 to present)

Participatory Media

A series of meetings and workshops that explore possible digital platforms and approaches to bring to the public a curated set of community documentary films from the 1960s and 1970s.

Project fields:
Public History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$29,587 (approved)
$29,587 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2016 – 6/30/2018


MD-226651-15

Brown University (Providence, RI 02912-0001)
Neil Safier (Project Director: 06/11/2014 to present)

Exploring the Four Elements: Toward a Digital Environmental History of the Americas

Development of a series of online and on-site exhibits examining the ways that the ecological elements of earth, air, fire, and water were interpreted by the inhabitants of the early Americas.

Project fields:
History of Science

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$29,755 (approved)
$29,247 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2015 – 6/30/2016


MD-226668-15

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350)
Seth Kotch (Project Director: 06/11/2014 to present)

Digital Civil Rights Radio

Development of a website that makes accessible and interprets digitized recordings of non-commercial, independent radio station broadcasts providing local accounts of the civil rights and black power movements.

Project fields:
African American History; Journalism; Public History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$28,323 (approved)
$19,739 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2015 – 6/30/2016


MD-226669-15

Historic Hudson Valley (Pocantico Hills, NY 10591-1203)
Ross Higgins (Project Director: 06/11/2014 to present)

Slavery in the North Website

Development of a website that explores northern slavery through individual stories that illustrate how enslaved people endured and resisted the institution of slavery.

Project fields:
African American History; African American Studies; Public History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2015 – 12/31/2015


MD-226680-15

Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (Galloway, NJ 08205-9441)
Lisa Rosner (Project Director: 06/11/2014 to present)

Pox in the City: A 3-D Strategy Game for the History of Medicine

Development of a prototype of an interactive, web-based game on an early 19th-century smallpox outbreak in Philadelphia.

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Project fields:
History of Science; U.S. History; Urban History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$99,837 (approved)
$99,837 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2015 – 7/31/2016


MD-226682-15

New School (New York, NY 10011-8871)
Anne Balsamo (Project Director: 06/11/2014 to present)

The Creation of Digital Memorialization Applications for the AIDS Memorial Quilt

Development of web-based “public interactives” to provide cultural and social history for the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

Project fields:
Cultural History; Media Studies; U.S. History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2015 – 6/30/2016


MD-226699-15

University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA 90089-0012)
Tracy Fullerton (Project Director: 06/11/2014 to present)

Walden, a game

The creation of a prototype for a first-person video game that allows players to engage with author Henry David Thoreau’s first year at Walden Pond.

Project fields:
American Literature; U.S. History

Program:
Digital Projects for the Public: Discovery Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$99,999 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2015 – 6/30/2016