(Canada) Library and Archives Canada Funds 52 Documentary Heritage Projects Including Several Jewish Projects #general

Jan Meisels Allen
 

The Library and Archives Canada announced earlier this week that it will
provide $1.5 million (Canadian) to support 52 projects by archives,
libraries and documentary heritage institutions throughout Canada. They are
recipients of the Documentary Heritage Communities Program for 2019-2020.

Included in the awards are several to Jewish projects:

Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta (JHSSA) Archival Collections
Accessibility Project Phase 2 Alberta,Calgary, $14,550

Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre's Digital
Preservation Project (Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage
Centre), Toronto, $49,920

The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre's Increasing Access to Holocaust Symposia
and Events Project (Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre),Vancouver,$8,102;

Canadian Jewish Congress Pacific Region Fonds Processing (Jewish Museum
and Archives of British Columbia), Vancouver, $16,180.

This one while not specifically Jewish would also be of interest:
Multicultural History Society of Ontario=A0=A0 Digitizing and Providing Online
Access to Testimonies of Canadian Immigrant and Ethnic Experiences Ontario
$47,839

To see the entire list of recipients go to:
http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/services/documentary-heritage-communities-program/Pages/funding-history-2019-2020.aspx
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Thank you to Gail Dever and her Genealogy la Carte blog for
informing us
about the awards.

Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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