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2014-04-08 08:37:21

New seven-step guide addresses the scary truth about the future of genealogy data and the crucial steps that family historians and genealogists can easily take to preserve their genealogy research for future generations. WINFIELD, Ill., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry Graphics & Printing announced the release of a new seven-step guide addressing how the challenges facing today's family historian and genealogist are different than at any time in the past. Their new guide...

2014-01-24 12:21:59

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, and Portico, a not-for-profit digital preservation service, today announced an extension of their relationship to preserve the majority of Gale's remaining digital archives. Among those to be preserved and added to Portico's D-Collection Service are The Times Digital Archive, Slavery &...

2013-11-29 12:24:22

BOSTON, November 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xena Inc. recruits star partners to support rapidly growing gigabit Ethernet test and measurement sales in North America Xena Inc. announces a change in leadership following an agreement with Hen Haras and Dan Amzulescu (previously with Testwise) to officially join Xena Networks, and be responsible for Xena Inc's sales and support activities in the US. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131129/655400 )...

2013-11-21 20:23:07

The Restoration of the Japanese House Receives Six Major Preservation Awards LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As project architect for the Centenary Restoration of the Huntington Japanese House, Kelly Sutherlin McLeod, FAIA will accept the Governor's Historic Preservation Award for 2013 in a ceremony at the State Capital today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131121/LA22323) This historic restoration and conservation project has been recognized with five...

2013-11-10 12:21:21

BERLIN, Nov. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deidre Berger, director of the AJC Berlin Ramer Institute, is urging the German government to launch a concerted effort to restitute art stolen by the Nazi government from its rightful owners. Her call for action, in an interview with the online German newsmagazine Fokus, comes in the wake of the discovery in a Munich apartment of more than 1,400 paintings and artworks confiscated or purchased under value by Nazi officials. Most of the...

2013-10-29 12:26:40

AMSTERDAM, October 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Netherlands Museums Association presents the conclusions of the investigation into the provenance of works of art in Dutch museums, Museum Acquisitions from 1933 Onwards. A total of 139 objects of art have been identified in the 162 participating museums. These objects are either thought or known to have been looted, confiscated or sold under duress in the period between 1933 and 1945 under the Nazi regime. Many of them...

2013-08-28 23:20:05

Conferences Will Highlight Biodiversity and Urban Waterways Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access is hosting two online education conferences for teachers and students Sept. 11 and Oct. 9 that offer a look into how Smithsonian conservation biologists are helping save frog populations from extinction and ways to facilitate citizen scientist projects for students. The sessions bring together experts from the Smithsonian Conservation...

Wealth Of History Uncovered At Richard III, Grey Friars Excavation Site
2013-08-02 06:33:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A month-long excavation at a Leicester car park in the UK has turned up a treasure trove of artifacts. The site where King Richard III's remains were first uncovered in September 2012 has been heralded as the "site that keeps on giving" by the archaeological team tasked with the latest dig. The University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS) team made a much larger 55x82-foot excavation at the Grey Friars church site in...

2013-07-12 23:00:17

Throughout the United States, museums serve as institutions to conserve artifacts of artistic, historical, scientific, and cultural importance. Outlook Ben Kingsley will showcase these efforts in a new report later this year. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Within our fast paced and busy lifestyles, many of us do not have time or opportunity to travel the world and discover its vast history and culture. Museums allow visitors to experience a wide array of exhibits from all over the...

2013-07-09 23:20:36

Interactive Installation Exposes Kids to Art Making From Concept to Exhibit Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Boston Children’s Museum announced today that Over Hear and Here: A Centennial Reinvention exhibit recently opened as part of the Museum’s 100th birthday celebration. The exhibit is an interactive collaboration with Boston Children’s Museum and multidisciplinary sound artist Crank Sturgeon. Over Hear and Here explores the ideas of place and technology using multimedia....