Grants Received in 2006
Thanks to the following granting agencies for their generous support of our digital projects:
Grant to the UNT Libraries to launch an initiative to develop and present online lesson plans that incorporate the interactive notebook style of learning. In total, twenty lesson plans will be developed by master teachers accomplished in creating this type of innovative curriculum. This project is made possible in part by a grant from Humanities Texas, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. See the lesson plans in My Texas History Notebook.
The Summerlee Foundation
Grant to the UNT Libraries for phase II of “Rescuing Texas History through the Digitization of At-risk Photographs and Maps.” Through funds provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas, The Portal to Texas Historyoffers digitization mini-grants for at-risk local history materials. The awardees include the Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; FBC Heritage Museum Unlimited; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; Texas Lutheran University; and Val Verde Historical Commission. See the collection Rescuing Texas History, 2007.