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Coverage for grant PG-258295-18

Margaret Bourke-White Photomurals Preservation Assessment
Robin Brown, Bradshaw H. Grady Library

Grant details:

Cobb Memorial Archives Receives NEH Grant (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Robin Brown
Publication: Valley Times-News
Date: 12/19/2017
Abstract: A press release about Cobb Memorial Archives receiving an NEH grant to have a conservator assess six Margaret Bourke-White photomurals in its collection appeared in the Valley Times-News on December 19, 2017.

Historic photos getting examined (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Wayne Clark
Publication: Valley Times-News
Date: 4/13/2018
Abstract: The local newspaper covered the NEH-funded visit of Monique Fischer of the NEDCC to assess six photomurals in the collections of Cobb Memorial Archives. Monique Fischer began examining the photomurals during the morning of April 12th and then conducted a photograph care and handling workshop that afternoon at the H. Grady Bradshaw Library and Cobb Memorial Archives.
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A Look at the Margaret Bourke-White Photos (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Robin Brown
Publication: Valley Times-News
Date: 4/21/2018
Abstract: As part of a monthly column that explores the archival collections of Cobb Memorial Archives, this article highlights the Margaret Bourke-White photomurals commissioned by the West Point Manufacturing Company. The article placed the photomurals in historical context and explained about the NEH grant which allowed the first preservation work on them in 80 years to begin.

Celebrating Our History (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Editorial Staff
Publication: Valley Times-News
Date: 4/17/2018
Abstract: This editorial commends the preservation work undertaken for the Margaret Bourke-White photomurals and briefly explains their historical value to the community. It also includes a brief mention of the preservation assessment to the photomurals which was made possible through the NEH.

Larger than Life: Margaret Bourke-White's Photomurals of the Chattahoochee Valley (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Robin Watson, Frances Osborn Robb
Publication: Alabama Heritage
Date: 4/1/2021
Abstract: Pioneering photographer Margaret Bourke-White visited East Alabama in 1936 and left behind six towering photomurals of its thriving textile industry.