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Coverage for grant PY-263659-19

PY-263659-19
All Nations: Preserving the Ethnic Heritage of Butte, Montana
Ellen Crain, City and County of Butte-Silver Bow

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PY-263659-19

Butte All Nations Jewish Community (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jaap, Aubrey, Davis Ron.
Publication: Butte Broadcasting, KBOW, Partyline
Date: 4/9/2020
Abstract: In 2019, The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant to conduct a two-year, two-phased project. The Archives and the Montana Preservation Alliance conducted four workshops to capture primary source materials, oral histories, artifacts, documents, and cultural works on four ethnic populations in Butte, Montana—the Jewish, German, Finnish, and Hispanic communities. The oral histories and information collected was used to create a script that documents the History of the Jewish community of Butte. the scripts and oral interviews were placed in to a one hour radio program.
Link: http://buttearchives/all nations

Butte's Finnish Community (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jaap, Aubrey, Davis Ron.
Publication: Butte Broadcasting, KBOW Party Line
Date: 4/16/2020
Abstract: In 2019, The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant to conduct a two-year, two-phased project. The Archives and the Montana Preservation Alliance conducted four workshops to capture primary source materials, oral histories, artifacts, documents, and cultural works on four ethnic populations in Butte, Montana—the Jewish, German, Finnish, and Hispanic communities. The research resulted in exhibits highlighting each community, designed to build understanding and public appreciation of their ethnic role in Butte. Interpretive themes included experiential history, migration stories, social and ethnic traditions, roles in the labor force, women’s experience, community expressions, as well as place-based topics regarding settlement geography, ethnic institutions, and business patterns. In addition to the NEH grant,The Greater Montana Foundation, and Mt Cultural Trust Grants contributed to the project.
Link: http://buttearchives.org/all nations

Butte's Hispanic Community (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jaap, Aubrey, Davis Ron.
Publication: Butte, Broadcasting, KBOW, Partyline
Date: 4/23/2020
Abstract: In 2019, The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant to conduct a two-year, two-phased project. The Archives and the Montana Preservation Alliance conducted four workshops to capture primary source materials, oral histories, artifacts, documents, and cultural works on four ethnic populations in Butte, Montana—the Jewish, German, Finnish, and Hispanic communities. The research resulted in exhibits highlighting each community, designed to build understanding and public appreciation of their ethnic role in Butte. Interpretive themes included experiential history, migration stories, social and ethnic traditions, roles in the labor force, women’s experience, community expressions, as well as place-based topics regarding settlement geography, ethnic institutions, and business patterns. In addition to the NEH grant, Montana Cultural Trust & Greater Mt foundation funded the project.
Link: http://buttearchives.org/allnations

UM Professor to talk about Hispanic influence (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Thornton, Tracy
Publication: The Montana Standard
Date: 6/29/2020
Abstract: Dr. Raphael Chacone a professor of art history and criticism at the University of Montana will talk about he presence and influence of the Hispnaic community in Butte's history....
Link: http://mtstandard.com/news/snapshots

'Butte's Jewish Community exhibit at the Archives (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Thornton, Tracy
Publication: The Montana Standard
Date: 9/22/2019
Abstract: The article covers the specifics of the Jewish Community exhibit and highlights the history of the B'Nai Israel congregation and church.
Link: http://Montana Standard.com/lifestyles/archives

"Archives puts spotlight on Finn Town" (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Thornton, Tracy
Publication: The Montana Standard
Date: 2/9/2020
Abstract: The article focuses on Butte Finnish Community exhibit. Mining brought the Finn people to Butte around 1910, they populated a small area of Butte and soon renamed their neighborhood Finn Town. The Finn's constructed Boarding houses and sauna baths to meet the needs of thier community.
Link: http://mtstandard.com/lifestyles/archives.

The German Community of Butte (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Lindsay Mulcahy, Ron Davis
Publication: Butte Broadcasting, KBOW, PartyLine
Date: 4/30/2020
Abstract: In 2019, The Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant to conduct a two-year, two-phased project. The Archives and the Montana Preservation Alliance conducted four workshops to capture primary source materials, oral histories, artifacts, documents, and cultural works on four ethnic populations in Butte, Montana—the Jewish, German, Finnish, and Hispanic communities. The research resulted in exhibits highlighting each community, designed to build understanding and public appreciation of their ethnic role in Butte. Interpretive themes included experiential history, migration stories, social and ethnic traditions, roles in the labor force, women’s experience, community expressions, as well as place-based topics regarding settlement geography, ethnic institutions, and business patterns. In addition to the NEH grant, funding support was provided by a Montana Cultural Trust Grant to further our work with the four ethnic groups.
Link: http://buttearchives.org/all nations

"Butte archives awarded heritage grant." (Media Coverage)
Publication: The Montana Standard
Date: 12/13/2018
Abstract: "Butte Archives Awarded Heritage Grant" The article covers the National Endowment for the Humanities award to the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives and Montana Preservation Alliance. to conduct outreach to the Hispanic, German, Jewish, and Finn populations in Butte Montana
Link: http://Mtstandard.com

"Heritage project down to 4." (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Mike Smith
Publication: The Montana Standard
Date: 2/16/2019
Abstract: This article covers the All Nations Project from its beginning in 2011. The article provides information on the National Endowment for Humanities Grant.
Link: http://mtstandard.com


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