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National Medal
Recipients: Listed below Pictured: National Medal Award Web site: www.imls.gov/medals Read praise for National Medal Winners . Five museums and five libraries have won the 2008 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for institutions that make significant and...
The Afro-American Life Insurance Company in Jacksonville, FL
Recipient: Florida African American Museum Exchange Pictured: The Afro-American Life Insurance Company, founded 1901 by four African Americans to provide afforable health insurance and death benefits. Grant: 2006, 2008 Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Website Contact: Ms...
WISE students are enriched by new online course opportunities.
Recipient: Syracuse University Pictured: WISE students are enriched by new online course opportunities. Photo by Susan Kahn. Grant: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Web site: www.wiseeducation.org Contact: Kathleen Schisa WISE Director support@wiseeducation.org At a 2002 conference on...
Students on a Learning Expedition at the Chattanooga Nature Center dig for fossils
Recipient: Tennessee Aquarium Grant: 2004 National Leadership Grant Pictured: Students on a Learning Expedition at the Chattanooga Nature Center dig for fossils. Web site: www.tnaqua.org/ 2004-2008MTM.asp Contact: Heather DeGaetano Director of Development (423) 785-4106 Seven Chattanooga museums,...
Gordon Yellowman, a Cheyenne Peace Chief, performs a sage blessing at the beginning of the conference, along with his...
Recipient: Western Council of State Libraries Pictured: Gordon Yellowman, a Cheyenne Peace Chief, performs a sage blessing at the beginning of the conference, along with his daughter, Cricket. Grant: 2006 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Web site: www.tribalconference.org Contact: Susan...
Lamassu, 721 BC - 705 BC..
Recipient: Oriental Institute Museum of the University of Chicago Grant: 2003 National Leadership Grant Pictured: Lamassu, 721 BC - 705 BC, Oriental Institute Museum #A7369 Read more . Web site: http://mesopotamia.lib. uchicago.edu Contact: Wendy Ennes, Project Director wennes@uchicago.edu Emily...
Screenshots of several Web sites made possible by Plinkit.
Recipient: Oregon State Library Grant: Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies Web site: www.plinkit.org Contact: Darci Hanning, Technology Development Consultant 503-378-2527 darci.hanning@state.or.us Plinkits are raining down in more than 100 libraries in Oregon, Texas, Illinois, and...
Students conduct chemistry experiments at OMSI.
Recipient: Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Grant: 2007 National Medal for Museum and Library Service Web site: www.omsi.edu Contact: Nancy Stueber, President Lee Dawson, Publicist ldawson@omsi.edu Part brain-powered playground for kids and adults, part cutting-edge classroom for communities...
PolyTalk poster
Recipient Illinois’ Lincoln Trail Libraries System Grant 2006 Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies Contact Joseph Sciacca Project Director jsciac@lincolntrail.info Web Site: www.polytalk.info For library workers across the country, it is a communications quandary that comes through the...
A student from Laurel School participates in an outreach program
Recipient: Amazement Square, in partnership with Laurel Regional School, Lynchburg, Virginia Grant: 2005 Museums for America Web site : www.amazementsquare.org Contact: Dr. Mort Sajadian Executive Director/CEO 434-845-1888 ms1@amazementsquare.com To cross the vivid violet threshold into Lynchburg,...

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