Detroit Historical Society Awarded $150,000 Grant

Grant Will Be Used Toward Digitizing 70,000 Artifacts

Published On: Oct 02 2011 04:31:23 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 10 2011 04:27:02 AM EDT

The Detroit Historical Society announced Wednesday that they are a recipient of a $150,000 Museums for America competitive grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

One of six museum in the state to receive the grant, it will be used toward the digitization of 70,000 artifacts for the Society's Past>Forward campaign.