Grants:IdeaLab/Grand Canyon Museum Collection
What is the problem you're trying to solve?
Grand Canyon Museum Collection has an archive with 900,000 objects; 22,000 black and white photographs; 14,000 herbarium specimens
What is your solution?
stipends for wikimedians to travel to the Grand Canyon, stay in student housing, and digitize.
such a road trip work for Wikimedia DC summer of monuments. http://blog.wikimediadc.org/2014/06/introducing-wikipedia-summer-of-monuments/
- increase photos of historic photos in collection
- increase coverage of items in special collection
- demonstrate digitization methods
- build rapport with institution
Who will you be doing outreach with?
About the idea creator
- Grand Canyon + herbarium + history = content goldmine in multiple content areas. Gamaliel (talk) 22:47, 20 July 2017 (UTC)
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No funding needed?
efficiency rooms are $60 per night
contact Grand Canyon Museum Collection
travel to Grand Canyon Museum Collection
upload scans, edit transcribed documents
Slowking4 will manage the project.