Preservation and Access: Preservation/Access Projects

Period of Performance

5/1/2004 - 4/30/2006

Funding Totals

$252,330.00 (approved)
$252,330.00 (awarded)

Providing Access to Collections Documenting the History of the American Steel Industry

FAIN: PA-50774-04

Western Reserve Historical Society (Cleveland, OH 44106-1703)
Michael McCormick (Project Director: July 2003 to March 2004)
Ben Blake (Project Director: March 2004 to August 2006)

A collaborative effort among four libraries and eight regional and state historical societies to preserve and make intellectually accessible 3,100 linear feet of records on the American steel industry (including steel mills, coal mines, and iron ore operations) from the early 19th century to the 1970s.