Media & Promotion
The Plains to Peaks Collective (PPC) is the Colorado-Wyoming Service Hub of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), a free, searchable website of digitized collections from across the country. DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. By participating in the PPC, member organizations are contributing their unique stories to the collective narrative of America’s history.
Search the PPC collection in the DPLA: https://bit.ly/plains2peaks
Learn more about the PPC: https://ppc.cvlsites.org/
- The PPC is a service of the Colorado State Library in collaboration with the Wyoming State Library, with funding support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
- The PPC went live in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) in June 2018.
As of January 25, 2019 the PPC has 14 partner institutions: American Alpine Club, American Heritage Center, Colorado College, Colorado State Publications Library, Denver Public Library, History Colorado, Mountain Scholar, Pine River, University of Colorado Art Museum, University of Wyoming Art Museum, University of Wyoming Libraries, Wyoming State Library. The PPC is also working to add collections from 18 additional affiliate institutions.
- The PPC collection contains over 181,000 digital objects, including photographs, oral history recordings, postcards, yearbooks, pamphlets, quilts, clothing, and other cultural artifacts.
- The animal in the PPC logo is a pronghorn antelope, a native species to Colorado and Wyoming. His name is Frontier!
Graphics may be used for the online and print promotion of the Plains to Peaks Collective. Please do not distort, obscure, or recolor the graphics.
Ready…Set…Go! (June 20, 2018)
Sample social media posts
Help us promote the PPC on social media. When posting, include the URL <http://bit.ly/plains2peaks> and the hashtag #plains2peaks.
Explore Colorado and Wyoming #history. Search the Plains to Peaks Collective in the Digital Public Library of America (@dpla). http://bit.ly/plains2peaks #plains2peaks
Search over 46,000 digital objects from Colorado and Wyoming in the Digital Public Library of America (@dpla). Discover something new about our shared #history! http://bit.ly/plains2peaks #plains2peaks
The Plains to Peaks Collective helps you connect with Colorado and Wyoming #history. Explore our online collection in the Digital Public Library of America (@dpla) http://bit.ly/plains2peaks #plains2peaks
Leigh Jeremias, Digital Collections Coordinator
Colorado State Library