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University of Florida (Gainesville, FL 32611-0001)
Patrick Reakes (Project Director: January 2019 to present)
Melissa Jerome (Co Project Director: September 2021 to September 2022)
Sarah Tew (Co Project Director: September 2022 to March 2023)
Melissa Jerome (Co Project Director: March 2023 to present)

National Digital Newspaper Program
Preservation and Access

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$546,151 (approved)
$530,892 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2019 – 8/31/2023

US Caribbean and Ethnic Florida Newspaper Project

Digitization of 100,000 pages of newspapers published in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands of the United States in participation with the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

The University of Florida (UF) in partnership with the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) will select, digitize and make available to the Library of Congress 100,000 newspaper pages through the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP). Approximately one third of the pages will come from historic Florida papers (1836-1922), one third from newspapers published in Puerto Rico (1836-1922) and one third from newspapers published in the U.S. Virgin Islands.