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Organization name: Library of America
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Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Max Rudin (Project Director, 08/22/2011 - present)
GI-50416-12
Civil War 150: Exploring the War and its Meaning Through the Words of Those Who Lived It

Implementation of a multiformat project that would encourage public exploration of the transformative impact and contested meanings of the Civil War through the words of a wide variety of first-hand participants.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $625,000 (approved); $625,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/2012 – 3/31/2015

Funding details
Original grant (2013) $500,000
Supplement (2013) $125,000

Digital Public Library of America, Inc. (Boston, MA 02116-2857)
Maura Marx (Project Director, 07/10/2012 - 05/15/2013); John Palfrey (Project Director, 05/16/2013 - 10/25/2013); Daniel Cohen (Project Director, 10/25/2013 - present)
HC-50017-12
Digital Public Library of America Digital Hubs Pilot

The incorporation and launch of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), a groundbreaking project that seeks to digitize and bring together the contents of our nation's libraries and archives, and make them freely available to all online. Project activities to be completed during the grant period will include the creation of four state or regional "service hubs," each responsible for developing a standard set of services to local organizations, and meetings with both service hubs and existing large-scale "content hubs" to formulate content provider agreements.

Project fields: Library Science
Program: Digital Humanities Cooperative Agreements & Special Projects
Division: Digital Humanities
Total amounts: $1,250,000 (approved); $1,250,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2016

Funding details
Original grant (2015) $1,000,000
Supplement (2015) $250,000

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Max Rudin (Project Director, 08/05/2008 - present)
GI-50059-09
Lincoln in American Memory

Implementation of a book, a public programming resource, and a website, all designed to encourage exploration of the ongoing meaning and uses of Abraham Lincoln's legacy in American history, society, and culture.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $299,750 (approved); $299,750 (awarded)
Grant period: 7/1/2008 – 6/30/2009

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Cheryl Hurley (Project Director, 09/13/2005 - present)
LI-50001-06
Early American Writing in The Library of America

The publication of four volumes of textually authoritative, moderately priced works from seventeenth- and eighteenth-century American history and literature intended to foster greater understanding and appreciation of America's earliest literary heritage.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Libraries Implementation
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $300,000 (approved); $300,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 3/1/2006 – 2/29/2008

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Max Rudin (Project Director, 02/06/2003 - present)
GL-50234-03
Assimilating America: The Life and Stories of Isaac Bashevis Singer

Implementation of two museum exhibitions, a website, and a year of public programs at 50 libraries nationwide examining the work of writer Isaac Bashevis Singer and the immigrant literary tradition in America.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Libraries and Archives, Humanities Projects in
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $299,850 (approved); $299,850 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 3/31/2005

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Cheryl Hurley (Project Director, 07/06/2000 - present)
GL-21621-00
Millennium Project for Public Libraries

No project description available.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Libraries and Archives, Humanities Projects in
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $840,550 (approved); $840,550 (awarded)
Grant period: 2/1/2000 – 6/30/2002

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Geoffrey O'Brien (Project Director, 12/06/1996 - present)
GL-21449-98
American Poetry in the 20th Century: A Comprehensive, Authoritative Anthology to be Published in The Lib. of Amer.

To support the publication of a comprehensive, textually authoritative anthology of American poetry in the 20th century, including more than 1,000 poems by nearly 200 poets.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Libraries and Archives, Humanities Projects in
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $245,000 (approved); $245,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 11/1/1997 – 6/30/2000

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Cheryl Hurley (Project Director, 09/25/1989 - present)
GL-20992-91
American Poetry and Verse to 1900: A Proposal to Publish a Two-Volume Anthology in the Library of America

To support the publication of a comprehensive anthology of American poetry and verse to 1900.

Project fields: American Literature, American Studies, U.S. History
Program: Libraries and Archives, Humanities Projects in
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $90,000 (approved); $90,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 4/1/1990 – 12/31/1993

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Cheryl Hurley (Project Director, 01/13/1989 - present)
GL-20934-89
THE LIBRARY OF AMERICAN LIVES A proposal for a new series of autobiographical & biographical writings

To support development of an editorial process, including selection criteria, textual authority, and production standards, for a series of American autobiographical and biographical writings.

Project fields: American Literature, American Studies, U.S. History
Program: Libraries and Archives, Humanities Projects in
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $72,200 (approved); $72,200 (awarded)
Grant period: 11/1/1989 – 11/30/1990

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Daniel Aaron (Project Director, 03/24/1986 - present)
GL-20717-86
The Complete Plays of Eugene O'Neill: A Proposal to Publish a Three-Volume Complete Edition in the Library of America

To support the scholarly and editorial expenses for the first complete and authoritative edition of the plays of Eugene O'Neill. The three-volume set willconform to the textual, editorial, and manufacturing standards established for all Library of America publications.

Project fields: American Literature, Theater History and Criticism
Program: Libraries and Archives, Humanities Projects in
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $160,000 (approved); $160,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/1986 – 12/31/1988

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Cheryl Hurley (Project Director, 03/22/1983 - present)
GP-21038-83
The Library of America: Henry James Criticism & Henry Adams History of the U.S.

To support the development costs for five volumes in the Library of America, tobe published over the next two years. Included are a two-volume set of Henry James's Criticism and a three-volume set of Henry Adams's History.

Project fields: American Literature, History, General
Program: Special Projects
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $210,000 (approved); $210,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/1983 – 7/31/1986

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Daniel Aaron (Project Director, 06/01/1978 - present)
GD-*0110-79
PLANNING FOR THE LITERARY CLASSICS OF THE UNITED STATES SERIES

To publish a durable paperback edition of American classics.

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Public Programs Special Projects (GD)
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $17,500 (approved); $17,500 (awarded)
Grant period: 11/1/1978 – 5/31/1979

Library of America (New York, NY 10023-7129)
Cheryl Hurley (Project Director, 11/01/1978 - present)
GD-*1238-79
Prod. of a Series of Books to Represent the Literary Classics of the US

To produce a series of books containing U.S. literary classics which are out ofprint.

Project fields:
Program: Public Programs Special Projects (GD)
Division: Public Programs
Total amounts: $1,200,000 (approved); $1,200,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 9/1/1979 – 6/30/1983

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