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    • Testing solubility on a Lutheran Archives Center journal

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Thursday June 20 2013

An interview with Anita Dey, HBCU Photographic Preservation Project Pre-Program Conservation Intern

    • Anita Dey Summer 2013 HBCU Intern

This summer, CCAHA welcomes Anita Dey for an eight-week internship sponsored by the Mellon Foundation-funded Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Photographic Preservation Project. Two weeks in, she sat down to answer some questions about her experience so far.

Friday December 23 2011

Ten HBCU institutions selected for one-year, in-depth preservation projects

    • Examining negatives at Hampton University 2

The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Photograph Preservation Project aims to improve preservation of significant photographic collections held in HBCUs. Ten institutions were recently selected to receive $45,000 grants to fund in-depth preservation projects.

Wednesday January 26 2011

CCAHA to continue photographic preservation efforts at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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    • KSU 1939 Class Photographs Close-up
    • RWWL photo 5
    • Hampton U. Photo 2
    • RWWL photo 3
    • Fisk photo 3

A Mellon Foundation grant to LYRASIS will fund the second round of the HBCU photograph preservation project, a joint effort by CCAHA, LYRASIS, the HBCU Library Alliance, the University of Delaware Art Conservation Department, and the Image Permanence Institute.

Monday July 12 2010

Our latest Art-i-facts issue is now available online!

    • Spring 2010 Art-i-facts Cover

Click here to read about treatment of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School photograph album and about CCAHA's special project to preserve at-risk photographic collections at ten of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Friday April 30 2010

The HBCU Photograph Preservation Project is now complete!

After 30 months of assessing conservation priorities, photograph preservation training, and stabilizing at-risk collectons, this groundbreaking initiative is now complete. 

Read more about the project and find preservation resources here.