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HFC on Media

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November 2004
Waysides in a Minute.
NPS Media Inventory Database System (MIDS).
The Truth is in the Fibers.
NPS Identity News.
Digging into the Past.
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December 2004
Curators to the Rescue: Who to Call When Disaster Strikes.
News Briefs: NAI Awards, Sign Program, Army Corps of Engineers Award.
Student Interns: Fostering a New Generation of Media Specialists.
The Long Range Interpretive Plan (LRIP).
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January 2005
A New Kind of Publication: "Start-up" brochures for new parks.
Wayside Exhibits Minor Rehab Program.
Awards: A Measure of NPS Success.
NPS Identity: Servicewide vehicle marking standards.
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February 2005
Vandalism at Jefferson Rock in Harpers Ferry NHP.
The move to end all moves: collections management at Yellowstone National Park.
Maps: one size does not fill all.
Centennial of the Niagara Movement at Harpers Ferry NHP.
Selection of a Servicewide sign supplier expected by May 2005.
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March 2005
Harpers Ferry Center celebrates 35th birthday.
National Park Service commissioned artwork collection.
Proper care and feeding of audiovisual equipment.
Guidelines for using the NPS arrowhead.
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April 2005
Selecting and using digital cameras for interpretive media.
National Parks of New York Harbor (NPNH) Education Center.
Creating original artwork for waysides at Pea Ridge NMP.
Second Bank Portrait Gallery at Independence NHP.
Typography: Using NPS Rawlinson.
"Developing Media for Interpretive Centers" course in Intermountain Region.
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May/June 2005
The Normandy American Cemetery Interpretive Center.
Conserving the Fort Stanwix Orderly Book.
Communicating the NPS Education Mission.
HFC films receive prominent awards.
Jefferson Rock vandalism update.
Certificate created for First Lady Laura Bush.
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July/August 2005
Servicewide Sign Management Program launches.
Planning and designing exhibits in three dimensions.
The HFC Library holds several important NPS collections.
HFC Manager Gary Cummins retires.
HFC produces indoor wayside exhibit for Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor in record time.
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September/October 2005
Making the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail relevant for young people.
Developing Media for Interpretive Centers course.
Laminated inkjet panels for wayside exhibits.
"Shaping the System" handbook details evolution of the NPS.
Frequently asked questions about the new NPS Servicewide Sign Program.
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November/December 2005
New visitor center exhibits for Arches National Park.
Interpretive media at Brown v. Board NHS receives awards.
NPS film is screened at the Sondrio Film Festival in Italy.
HFC staff help with recovery operations on the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
New park entrance signs meet national sign standards while respecting the character of local sites.
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January/February 2006
HFC completes Historic Furnishings Report for USS Cassin Young.
Park staffs learn basics of desktop publishing at "Producing NPS Publications" class.
HFC facilitates planning for interpretation and visitor experience with long range interpretive planning workshops.
"The National Parks: Index 2005-2007" is a comprehensive directory of all 388 units of the National Park System.
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March/April 2006

OpenType Issue
Introducing OpenType Fonts.
Why Frutiger and NPS Rawlinson?
Sharing Frutiger and NPS Rawlinson.
The National Park Service Uniform Collection.
Call for Career Collections.
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May/June 2006
Exhibit Concepts for Parque Natural Metropolitano, Panamá.
Park Flight Migratory Bird Program.
Keeping a Close Eye on NPS Publications.
Frequently Asked Questions About Sign Plans.
Wayside Exhibit Minor Rehab Program.
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July/August 2006
Remedial Paper Conservation Workshop for Archive Processing.
Wayside Exhibits Connect Cultures Along the Oconaluftee River Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Harpers Ferry Center Publishes New Wayside Exhibit Grids.
New National Park Service Sign Program Website Launched.
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September/October 2006
Transcontinental partnership creates new brochure for Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site.
Gaining the right to vote at Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail.
HFC helps jump-start map creation process with Map Starter Files.
NPS map symbols and patterns available for Adobe Illustrator.
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November/December 2006
HFC conservators evaluate and treat artifacts for new Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center.
Cabrillo Exhibit receives Accessibility Achievement Award.
Planning new signs for Craters of the Moon National Monument.
Director donates uniform to NPS History Collection at Harpers Ferry Center.
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January/February 2007
"HFC Editorial Style Guide" revised and updated.
New bilingual wayside exhibits for Everglades National Park.
NPS and American Byways collaborate on "Developing Media for Interpretive Centers" course in Seward, Alaska.
HFC's Larry Matson and Dave McLean retire after long careers in the federal government.
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March/April 2007
Digital Imaging Project captures object photos for parks.
New park identity and wayfinding signs for Albright Training Center.
HFC revises accessibility guidelines for interpretive media.
Tom DuRant and Jerry Greene retire.
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May/June 2007
Creating engaging web content for Clara Barton National Historic Site with Flash.
Selma to Montgomery interactive program wins award.
New exhibits at the Yavapai Observation Station bring the geology of the Grand Canyon to life.
Rich Helman, David Nathanson, and Nancy Purinton retire.
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August/September 2007
Moveable wayside exhibits for Exit Glacier at Kenai Fjords.
Exhibits on a budget at Flourissant Fossil Beds.
HFC conservator Larry Bowers is in the news.
New exhibits open at Homestead National Monument and at Little Rock Central High School NHS.
New products and services for NPS staff, including the DVD video "How to Install a Wayside Exhibit," IDIQ contracts for new media mapping services and digital terrain models, and a new NPS wall map in PDF format.
John Demer and Ron Roos retire.
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October/November 2007

Accessibility Issue
Principles of Universal Design Kings Mountain exhibit receives Accessibility Achievement Award.
Harpers Ferry Center, C&O Canal, and National Capital Region host accessibility workshop.
A Unigrid brochure for low-vision users.
HFC helps develop tactile wayside exhibits for Gulf Islands.
Frequently asked questions about accessibility and audiovisual media.
A closer look at audio description.
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January/February 2008
New map for Dry Tortugas National Park.
Graduate student completes study of 2D vs. 3D trailhead maps.
Former Director Robert Stanton donates NPS uniform.
Museum Exhibit Planner offers professional content management.
Map Starter Files help jump-start the map creation process.
Wayside Exhibit Grids help create wayside production files.
Finding and replacing fonts in Microsoft Word documents.
Graphics script simplifies work in Adobe InDesign.
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March/April 2008
San Juan National Historic Site completes installation of parkwide sign plan.
New exhibits take shape for Assateague Island National Seashore.
HFC's new exhibit planning, design, and production process.
Interpretive planner Jack Spinnler retires.
HFC's "Programmatic Accessibility Guidelines for National Park Service Interpretive Media" featured by the U.S. Access Board.
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May/June 2008
Interpretive techniques in new media.
What new media products are parks using today?.
New film premieres at Homestead National Monument.
New NPS Graphic Identity website launched.
New employees and staff news at Harpers Ferry Center.
HFC products recognized with awards.
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September/October 2008
Graphics acquisition: getting the right image.
HFC's favorite image sources.
New lights at Lassen Volcanic National Park cast a green shadow.
Meet new employees Jerry Bock and Theresa Eisenman.
Audiovisual producer/director Tim Radford retires.
Another look at the GPS Ranger: Shenandoah National Park and Vicksburg National Military Park.
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November/December 2008
Historic furnishings tell story of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Two exhibits at Grand Teton offer contrasting experiences.
GPS Ranger incorporates accessibility.
Meet new employees Timothy Elms, Carol Maass, and Dennis Zembower.
Bob Flanagan and Donna Huffer retire.
HFC recognized with interpretive media awards from NAI.
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January/February 2009
A new wayfinding and sign system is completed for the Hermits Rest shuttle system at Grand Canyon National Park.
New exhibits highlight the story of Great Falls Park.
New exhibits at Edgar Allan Poe NHS explore "The Many Sides of Genius".
Recent retirees, departures, and personal passages at Harpers Ferry Center.
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May/June 2009
New audio tour at Cuyahoga National Park uses GPS technology.
HFC staff recognized with Blue Pencil/Gold Screen awards from the National Association of Government Communicators.
Making exhibits more accessible — Universal Design comes of age in National Park Service exhibits.
Summary of Phase I findings of a research project on the Universal Design of tactile exhibits.
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July/August 2009
Byways and National Parks: Collaborating for a richer visitor experience.
Partners can make a difference in the long-range interpretive planning process.
Learn how to start a Long-Range Interpretive Plan.
New tactile wayside exhibits help bring 19th century history to life at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
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Date: 21-Nov-2017