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Montana Historical Society (Helena, MT 59601-4514)
Molly Kruckenberg (Project Director: November 2008 to present)

Montana Digital Newspaper Project, Phase One

The digitization of 50,000 pages of Montana's newspapers, dating from 1860-1922, as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

The Montana Historical Society requests funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities over a two-year period to digitize 100,000 pages of Montana's microfilmed newspapers for the Montana Newspaper Digitization Project. The Montana Historical Society holds the most complete collection of Montana newspapers on microfilm, including all significant titles from the years 1860 to 1922. The Montana Newspaper Digitization Project will deliver the digitized newspaper pages to the Library of Congress as well as all required accompanying digital, textual and microfilm deliverables.

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Project fields:
U.S. History

National Digital Newspaper Program

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$871,252 (approved)
$871,252 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2009 – 8/31/2015

Funding details:
Original grant (2009) $0
Supplement (2011) $290,000
Supplement (2013) $300,000