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Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL 33431-6424)
Emily Anne Fenichel (Project Director: July 2019 to present)
The Arquin Slide Collection Digitization Project: Preserving the Heritage of Latin America

Cataloging and digitization of 25,000 slides taken by photographer Florence Arquin during the 1940s and 1950s that document Latin American and Caribbean heritage and culture, to be made available through a website at Florida Atlantic University.

The Arquin Slide Collection Digitization Project will digitize Florence Arquin’s collection of 25,000 slides, create descriptive metadata, archive the images and metadata, and make the collection accessible in a digital collection through a public website created with Omeka S. Online access to the collection will serve as a powerful research tool for scholars throughout the world who study Latin America and the Caribbean.

Project fields:
Latin American Studies

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Preservation and Access

$231,588 (approved)
$229,243 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2020 – 5/31/2023