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GA-256338-17

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Annie Polland (Project Director: 01/12/2017 to present)

Museums and Digital Storytelling Reunion

No project description available

Project fields:

Program:
Cooperative Agreements and Special Projects (Public Programs)

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/2017 – 8/31/2017


GI-228537-15

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Annie Polland (Project Director: 08/13/2014 to present)

103 Orchard Street Exhibit

Implementation of a historic site tour and interactive media that would tell the stories of immigrants who settled in New York City after 1945.

Project fields:
Immigration History

Program:
America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$300,000 (approved)
$300,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2015 – 9/30/2017


GA-233226-15

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Annie Polland (Project Director: 04/30/2015 to present)

Museums and Digital Storytelling

A three-day professional development workshop on best practices for using digital storytelling to convey humanities content in museum settings and a website to disseminate workshop findings to the broader museum field.

Project fields:

Program:
Cooperative Agreements and Special Projects (Public Programs)

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


CH-51182-15

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Annie Polland (Project Director: 05/07/2013 to present)

Renovation to Expand Story of American Immigration History into Post-World War II Period

Construction to prepare three floors of its recently acquired 103 Orchard Street building for exhibition, program, and administrative space, and to replace the roof and cornice.

[Media coverage]

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Challenge Grants

Division:
Challenge Grants

Total amount offered:
$500,000

Grant period:
12/1/2012 – 7/31/2018


GI-50666-14

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Annie Polland (Project Director: 08/19/2013 to present)

103 Orchard Street Website

Implementation of a web-based virtual tour and public programs at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum that examine post-World War II immigration through the experiences of three families that resided at 103 Orchard Street from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$300,000 (approved)
$300,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2014 – 3/31/2016


PG-51292-11

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Derya Golpinar (Project Director: 05/20/2010 to 07/01/2012)
Dana Friedman (Project Director: 07/02/2012 to present)

Tenement Museum Collections Environmental Monitoring

The purchase of environmental monitoring equipment recommended by a preservation consultant and the recalibration of existing equipment in order to monitor temperature, relative humidity, and vibration in a storage area housing a collection of 9,000 objects, 5,000 photographs, and 140 linear feet of archival records. The corpus documents migration history in a location that housed more than 7,000 immigrants from 20 nations between 1863 and 1935, and it is one of the few in the nation to offer information about the material culture of the urban working class and poor during this period.

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum requests a grant of $5,905 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to enhance the environmental monitoring of its unique collections and begin examining how vibrations affect its collections. If awarded a grant, the Museum will purchase new environmental monitoring equipment, including climate and vibration dataloggers, recalibrate its existing climate dataloggers that are currently ineffective, and hire a consultant to implement a vibration monitoring program and train museum staff on the use of the equipment and how to interpret the data collected.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Preservation Assistance Grants

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$5,905 (approved)
$5,905 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2011 – 6/30/2013


PG-50930-10

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Derya Golpinar (Project Director: 05/15/2009 to present)

Lower East Side Tenement Museum Collection Plan

Funding supports the development of storage plans for the museum's collections, which include clothing, household accessories, furniture, photographs, and architectural fragments from the tenement building at 97 Orchard Street and materials donated by former residents, shopkeepers, owners, and their descendants. The collections document life in Lower East Side tenement houses during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum requests a grant of $5,320.00 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the creation of two detailed plans for the proper housing and storage of its object and architectural collections into secure, climate-controlled spaces. The majority of the Museum's objects are currently stored below ground level in a basement space at 91 Orchard Street, and nearly 1,775 objects are stored in the cellar of its building at 97 Orchard Street. The current storage conditions are substandard, and the collections are at risk. This project will ensure the collections' safety by supporting the creation of two storage plans to adapt newly available space into a secure storage room and to outline the proper storage and housing of large furniture and architectural fragments currently housed at 97 Orchard Street. Support from this grant will cover consultant costs and costs associated with consultant work.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Preservation Assistance Grants

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$5,320 (approved)
$5,320 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2010 – 6/30/2011


BP-50190-10

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Annie Polland (Project Director: 08/28/2009 to present)

Under the Tenement Roofs: Placing Real Life Stories into History

Planning to strengthen and update public tours within a thematic framework of the built environment, lived religion and Americanization, and Progressive-Era social activists.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Interpreting America's Historic Places: Planning Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$40,000 (approved)
$40,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2010 – 4/30/2011


BR-50141-10

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Annie Polland (Project Director: 01/14/2010 to present)

Minding the Store: Commerce and Community on the Lower East Side

Implementation of a permanent interpretation of lower-level spaces for living and commerce at 91 Orchard Street, including a saloon (1870, Germans), a kosher butcher store (1890, Eastern-European Jews), and an auction house (1930s, second-generation Jews), as key sites of immigrant Americanization.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Interpreting America's Historic Places: Implementation Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$350,000 (approved)
$350,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2010 – 2/28/2013


PG-50409-08

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Stephen Long (Project Director: 05/16/2007 to present)

Rehousing the Tenement Museum's Archival Collections

Purchase of storage furniture and preservation supplies to rehouse manuscripts, archives, photographs, and audio and video materials that illustrate life in Lower East Side, New York, tenement houses during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum (The Tenement Museum) requests support for the rehousing of its archival collections in a new, climate-controlled space. This project will support the purchase of 12 new Metro mobile shelving units and new acid- and lignin-free folders and archival flip-top cases and cartons. The Tenement Museum's archival collection is used for research by outside scholars more than any other materials in its collection.

Project fields:
American Studies

Program:
Preservation Assistance Grants

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/2007 – 5/31/2009


BP-50071-08

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Stephen Long (Project Director: 09/06/2007 to 06/24/2008)
Renee Epps (Project Director: 06/25/2008 to present)

Rear Yard Exhibit

Planning an exhibit and programs interpreting the backyard as used by tenants from 1864 to 1905, exploring themes of urban sanitation, technological change, and social reform, and the uses of rear yards as communal spaces.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Interpreting America's Historic Places: Planning Grants

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$40,000 (approved)
$40,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2008 – 9/30/2009


MC-50075-07

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Stephen Long (Project Director: 09/14/2006 to present)

Planning the Interpretation of the Rear Yard of 97 Orchard Street

Consultation to plan an exhibit about sanitation and the water system in the backyard of a 19th-century tenement building that would explore issues of urban sanitation, immigrant life, the state of medical knowledge about public health, and housing reform pressures in the period 1864 to 1905.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Museums Consultation

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$10,000 (approved)
$10,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2007 – 3/31/2008


PA-51740-06

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Stephen Long (Project Director: 05/20/2005 to present)

Installation of Ultraviolet Light Protection in Historic Building

Light reduction measures in the museum's national landmark historic tenement building, where humanities collections are displayed in five "apartments" restored to depict the homes of former immigrant residents.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Preservation/Access Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/2006 – 6/30/2007


EE-50376-06

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Stephen Long (Project Director: 10/20/2005 to present)

Irish Immigration Education Materials

The development of K-12 educational materials and web-based resources in support of the museum's new exhibition, "An Irish Family in America."

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Teaching and Learning Resources and Curriculum Development

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$75,000 (approved)
$75,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2006 – 6/30/2007


GM-50382-05

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Stephen Long (Project Director: 09/22/2004 to present)

John Schneider's Saloon

Consultation with scholars and interpretive experts to develop an interpretation of an immigrant saloon operated in the museum's historic tenement building at 97 Orchard Street.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$10,000 (approved)
$10,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2005 – 6/30/2006


GM-50229-04

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Jeff Tancil (Project Director: 09/29/2003 to present)

Interactive Online Tenement Museum Experience

Consultation with scholarly and media experts, and user testing, to develop an interactive website exploring the urban immigrant experience on New York’s Lower East Side.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$10,000 (approved)
$10,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2004 – 6/30/2005


GM-50021-03

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Stephen Long (Project Director: 09/17/2002 to present)

An Irish Family in New York

No project description available

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$40,000 (approved)
$40,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2003 – 4/30/2004


CH-20871-02

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Ruth Abram (Project Director: 05/01/2001 to present)

NEH Challenge Grant for Lower East Side Tenement Museum Endowment.

No project description available

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Challenge Grants

Division:
Challenge Grants

Total amount offered:
$500,000

Grant period:
12/1/2000 – 7/31/2006


GM-26143-00

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Kate Fermoile (Project Director: 02/01/2000 to present)

The Sweatshop Apartment

No project description available

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$197,553 (approved)
$197,553 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2000 – 11/30/2001


CH-20269-96

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Ruth Abram (Project Director: 05/23/1995 to present)

Purchase and Restoration of a Nineteenth-Century Tenement Building.

No project description available

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Challenge Grants

Division:
Challenge Grants

Total amount offered:
$300,000

Grant period:
12/1/1994 – 7/31/1997


GS-20061-95

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Ruth Abram (Project Director: 02/09/1995 to present)

Around the Kitchen Table (The Kitchen)

No project description available

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Enterprise Awards Pre 2001

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$50,000 (approved)
$50,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1995 – 6/30/1997


GM-25239-94

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Richard Rabinowitz (Project Director: 12/13/1993 to present)

Material Life of Tenement People in 19th-Century New York

No project description available

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$50,356 (approved)
$50,356 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/1994 – 9/30/1995


GM-24881-93

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Richard Rabinowitz (Project Director: 06/15/1992 to present)

Lower East Side Tenement Interpretive Project

No project description available

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$180,000 (approved)
$180,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1993 – 6/30/1995


GM-24556-91

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Richard Rabinowitz (Project Director: 12/13/1990 to present)

Lower East Side Tenement Museum Self-Study Project

No project description available

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1991 – 6/30/1992


GM-23693-88

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (New York, NY 10002-3102)
Ruth Abram (Project Director: 12/17/1987 to present)

The Lower East Side Immigrant Heritage Trail: A Social History Walking Tour Series

The Conservancy seeks NEH funding to develop THE LOWER EAST SIDE IMMIGRANT HERITAGE TRAIL, a series of "living history", social history walking tours which present and interpret the lives of members of six immigrant communities which lived on the Lower East Side from 1850-1910: Free Afro-American, Irish, German, Jewish, Chinese and Italian. Set in the context of New York City, U.S. and world history, and led by costumed interpreters, the tours explore the daily lives of "ordinary" members of these six immigrant groups and the major institutions, events and leaders in their communities.

Project fields:
Museum Studies or Historical Preservation

Program:
Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Division:
Public Programs

Total amounts:
$69,970 (approved)
$69,970 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1988 – 6/30/1989