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Grant number: PG-51430-11

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Wyoming Frontier Prison (Rawlins, WY 82301-4768)
Tina Hill
PG-51430-11
Archival Supplies and Staff Training for Improved Preservation of Collections at the Wyoming Frontier Prison Museum

Consultation with a conservator and the purchase of supplies to improve the care of nearly 3,000 works of art, material culture artifacts, and archival items that document the 80-year history of Wyoming's first state penitentiary, which opened in 1901. Visitors to the historic site learn about life in the prison, Western settlement and growth of the frontier town, and the various industries supported by prison labor.

Project fields: Archival Management and Conservation
Program: Preservation Assistance Grants
Division: Preservation and Access
Total amount awarded: $6,000
Grant period: 1/1/2011 – 6/30/2012

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