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Organization name: University of South Carolina
Keywords: Movietone (ANY of these words -- matching substrings)
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PW-51427-13

University of South Carolina Research Foundation (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)
Heather Heckman (Project Director: July 2012 to September 2016)
Fox Movietone News Digitization Project, Phase I

Digitizing approximately 14,000 newsreels from the Fox Movietone News Collection from 1919 to 1934, and making these recordings freely available on the Web.

This grant to University of South Carolina (USC) Libraries Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) will fund Phase One of the two-part Fox Movietone Digitization Project. Phase One is a two-year project that aims to vastly increase access to the Fox Movietone News Collection, by making approximately 15,000 of the estimated 23,000 total titles in the collection available as streaming videos on the free web with robust descriptive metadata. It also aims to test the preservation functions of the MIRC-DVR, via ingest of high resolution digital surrogates for 1,000 titles in the Fox Movietone Collection.

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Project fields:
Archival Management and Conservation

Program:
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$230,000 (approved)
$229,993 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2013 – 5/31/2016


PA-50177-03

University of South Carolina Research Foundation (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)
Benjamin F. Singleton (Project Director: July 2002 to October 2007)
Preserving Fox Movietone Moving Images, 1927-1929

The preservation of 225 original newsreel stories and associated outtakes housed in the university's Movietone Newsreel Collection that date from 1927 to 1929.

Project fields:
Journalism

Program:
Preservation/Access Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$251,268 (approved)
$251,268 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2003 – 3/31/2007