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Organization name: brookdale community college
Keywords: holocaust (ALL of these words -- matching substrings)

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PG-50633-09Preservation and Access: Preservation Assistance GrantsBrookdale Community CollegePreservation Assessment of Historical Documents of the Center for Holocaust Studies1/1/2009 - 6/30/2010$3,101.00Dale Daniels   Brookdale Community CollegeLincroftNJ07738-1599USA2008Museum Studies or Historical PreservationPreservation Assistance GrantsPreservation and Access3101031010

A preservation assessment of records and artifacts at the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Education Center, documenting conditions in several concentration camps during World War II. The collection includes original memoirs of holocaust survivors, correspondence, maps depicting camp layouts, and an original concentration camp cookbook.

The goal of this application is to assess the historical documents, posters, rare books, uniforms, personal diaries, letters, photographs and other artifacts contributed by Holocaust survivors and WWI veterans in order to 1) preserve them for permanent display and storage in the the Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Education Center at Brookdale Community College, and 2) make them available for short-term loan to schools, museums, libraries and religious institutions and government agencies.

PG-52023-13Preservation and Access: Preservation Assistance GrantsBrookdale Community CollegeCenter for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education Preservation Training1/1/2013 - 6/30/2014$5,819.00Dale Daniels   Brookdale Community CollegeLincroftNJ07738-1599USA2012Archival Management and ConservationPreservation Assistance GrantsPreservation and Access5819058190

Training for staff and volunteers in collections care, as well as purchasing environmental monitoring equipment and rehousing supplies for a diverse collection, approximately 40 cubic feet in size, of artwork, correspondence, oral histories, photographs, and ephemera pertaining to genocide and human rights issues from around the world. Most of the items have been donated from Holocaust survivors and are used for research and public programming, including a concentration camp cook book, a promotion notification signed by Adolf Hitler, a blanket given to Polish slave laborers in Germany made from wool and human hair, letters and postcards, headscarves worn in Bergen-Belsen, diaries, and suitcases. The Center reaches over 13,000 students annually with traveling exhibits at schools, libraries, and museums throughout New Jersey.

Phase II of preservation effort: To train the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) staff and volunteers in proper preservation and archiving techniques and procedures by employing a part-time archivist so that the artifacts from local Holocaust survivors and other donors can be displayed and made available to researchers at Chhange, and for loan to museums, libraries and religious institutions and government agencies.