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State Historical Society of Wisconsin (Madison, WI 53706-1482)
Kathleen D. Mullen (Project Director: January 2015 to May 2018)
Paul Hedges (Project Director: May 2018 to September 2021)
Simone Munson (Project Director: September 2021 to October 2021)
Angela Fritz (Project Director: October 2021 to October 2022)
Abbie Norderhaug (Project Director: October 2022 to present)

National Digital Newspaper Program
Preservation and Access

[Grant products][Media coverage]

$929,229 (approved)
$924,074 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2015 – 8/31/2024

Funding details:
Original grant (2015) $262,816
Supplement (2017) $235,000
Supplement (2019) $208,087
Supplement (2021) $218,171

Wisconsin Digital Newspaper Project

The digitization of 100,000 pages of historic Wisconsin newspapers published between 1836 and 1922 as part of the state's participation in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

The State Historical Society of Wisconsin (WHS), in coordination with a statewide advisory committee of scholars, journalists and information professionals, requests federal grant funding and provides a match in order to select and produce 100,000 digital images from microfilm of Wisconsin Newspapers 1836-1922 suitable for inclusion on the Library of Congress hosted "Chronicling America" website.