- Project Director: Sarah Karle
- Project Contributor: Laura Weakly
- Project Contributor: Gary Bentrup
- Project Contributor: Richard Carman
- Site URL: Site is not live.
- Project Status: Active
- Dates Active: 2019-Present
- Associated Department: College of Architecture
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The Prairie States Forestry Project Digital Archive is a comprehensive record of archival maps and planting records, along with a photography collection, that documents the tree-planting efforts associated with the New Deal's massive Prairie States Forestry Project between 1935 and 1942.
News & Articles
- Karle, Weakly, and Bentrup publish collaborative research article A Cultural Landscape Archive: Digitizing The New Deal's Prairie States Forestry Project, in Landscape Research Record.
- Karle and Bentrup receive funding from the US Forest Service to expand the Prairie States Forestry Project Digital Archive by digitizing archival maps and planting records for South and North Dakota.
- Karle and Carman publish collaborative research article Digital Cultural Heritage: Preserving the Histories of the Landscape Conservation in the United States, in Built Heritage.
- UCARE student Margaret Geis presents a poster summarizing her research experience on the Prairie States Forestry Project Digital Archive with the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at UNL Student Research Days.