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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,...
Bathing Beauties, 1890.
Recipient: Rutgers University Libraries, New Brunswick, NJ Grant: 2003 National Leadership Grant Pictured: "Bathing Beauties." Courtesy of American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark. Web site : www.njdigitalhighway.org Contact: Linda Langschied Digital Projects Manager for Rutgers...
A volunteer leads a group of students on a tour of the Japanese American National Museum. Photo by Don Farber.
Recipient: Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA Grant: 2005 National Leadership Grant Pictured: A volunteer leads a group of students on a tour of the Japanese American National Museum. Photo by Don Farber. Web site: www.janm.org/projects/ec Contact: Allyson Nakamoto Project Director...
Typing on keyboard.
Recipient: Recipient: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA Grant: 2005 National Leadership Grant Website: www.zotero.org Contact: Trevor Owens Zotero Technology Evangelist trevor@zotero.org Ask a roomful of researchers to name the most tedious aspect of their work and managing bibliographies will...
teachers and volunteers are being taught the basics of field investigation
Recipient: Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, Montpelier, VT Pictured: Teachers and volunteers are being taught the basics of field investigation. Grant: 2006 Partnership for a Nation of Learners Community Collaboration Grant Website: www.historicvermont.org/imls/ lakechamplainvoyages.html...
Left to right: Meredith, Jordan, Tess, Emily, Leila, Paige, Allison, and Lisa.
IMLS recognizes the importance of youth to the conservation effort. By introducing young people to conservation, we help cultivate the next generation of adults who value our nation’s collections and their conservation. With this in mind, IMLS invited Girl Scout Troop 4563 in Arlington, VA, to...
“Bert Fremont and Family”, 1910s. Nebraska State Historical Society Photograph Collections. W.L. Jacobs.
Recipient: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE Grant: 2001 National Leadership Grant Pictured: "Bert Fremont and Family", 1910s. Nebraska State Historical Society Photograph Collections. W.L. Jacobs. Web site: http://omahatribe.unl.edu Contact: Dee Ann Allison Director, Computing...
New Orleans children enjoy block building activities as part of the PlayHelps program.
Recipient : Children's Museum of Manhattan Grant: 2006 Museums for America Website: www.cmom.org Contact: Josh Green Account Executive jgreen@bratskeir.com (212) 679-2233 Recipient: Louisiana Children's Museum Grant : 2006 Museums for America Website: http://lcm.org Contact: Julia Bland Executive...

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