Brazil

Projects in Brazil

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Memory of Brazil's Landless Rural Workers Movement - MST

The Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) archive provides a unique perspective on the formation and operation of civil society movements. This archive preserves the organizat…

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Memory and Identity of Afro Brazilian Archives

The Soweto Black Organization collection has focused on Black agency in Brazilian history, documenting grassroots activism and the transnational consequences for democracy. Th…

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Afro-Indigenous Brazil struggles for recognition: Videos & Photos 1980-2000

This archive has documented the resurgence of Brazil's Afro-Indigenous movements from the 1980's to the 2000's, following nearly 20 years of military dictatorship. These mater…

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Historical Memory of Brazil's National Federation of Domestic Workers

Despite their socioeconomic impact and significance, historical materials reflecting the life of domestic workers in Brazil have remained underrepresented. The collection of w…

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Digitization of Justice court files under authoritarian regimes in Amazonia

Court records from Óbidos, Brazil document the daily life of Amazonian people through several authoritarian regimes from 1900 - 1988, a period of great political and cultural …

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Digitization of the Diocesan Curia of Nova Iguaçu’s (Brazil) Archive

Throughout the 1940’s to 2015, the Archive of the Diocesan Curia of Nova Iguaçu (ACDNI) has accumulated a rich collection of the documents that record the activism of the Braz…

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Brazil, Safeguarding the manuscripts produced by the 'negros liberados'

The Sociedade Protetora dos Desvalidos (SPD), the first civil organisation for Black people (anno.1832), requests funding for the safeguarding of their archive.

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Community Crafts and Culture

Community Crafts and Culture is a collaborative community project coordinated by the Museums, Galleries and Collections Institute (MGCI) at the University of St Andrews. This …

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Conservation of the Early 19th-Century Valongo (Imperatriz) Wharf Archaeological Site in Rio de Janeiro

This project directly supports the Embassy’s Integrated Country Strategy (ICS) Goal 3, advances the U.S.-Brazil Joint Action Plan to Eliminate Racial and Ethnic Discrimination…

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