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PG-51429-11

National Japanese American Historical Society (San Francisco, CA 94115-3604)
Rosalyn Tonai (Project Director: 05/20/2010 to present)

General Preservation Assessment for National Japanese American Historical Society Collections

The hiring of a consultant to conduct a general preservation assessment of collections documenting the Japanese American experience during the 20th century. The 30,000 items include photos, military records, scrapbooks, diaries, and objects covering World War II-era topics such as Japanese American involvement with the Army, internment, and postwar relocation.

The National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) respectfully requests a grant of $6,000 from the NEH Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions program. With the proposed Preservation Assistance Grant, NJAHS will contract Museum Consultant Paloma Añoveros to conduct a general preservation assessment of the institution’s historical collections of approximately 30,000 items.

Project fields:
Asian American Studies

Program:
Preservation Assistance Grants

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$6,000 (approved)
$6,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2011 – 6/30/2012