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Library of Virginia (Richmond, VA 23219-8000)
Errol Somay (Project Director: January 2014 to present)

Virginial Digital Newspaper Project, Phase Four

Digitization of 100,000 pages of Virginia newspapers, dating from 1836 to 1922, as part of the state's participation in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

During the 2014-2016 grant cycle of the National Digital Newspaper Program, the Library of Virginia and the Virginia Digital Newspaper Project (VaDNP) propose the digitization of a selection of Virginia community newspapers from the period 1836-1922 and will include papers from the antebellum, Civil War, and reconstruction eras. German language titles will also be given strong consideration. The titles are those proposed by the Library's VaDNP Advisory Committee. The Library's contribution will encompass 100,000 pages of Virginia imprint newspapers.

Project fields:
U.S. History

National Digital Newspaper Program

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$647,845 (approved)
$647,845 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2014 – 8/31/2019

Funding details:
Original grant (2014) $0
Supplement (2017) $324,761