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MacDonald reached out to archivists at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum hoping to find a photo of the senator. One image shot by a photographer covering Kennedy's campaign captured MacDonald wearing his distinctive fur-lined coat as he shook hands with Kennedy. MacDonald ...
The group of archivists wanted to study the Jewish people in their everyday life so they would know themselves better and have more self-respect for themselves. They were concerned about how young people would see the Jewish people.They believed at the time that most Polish Jews would survive the ...
That's the thinking behind the City Reliquary Museum's annual Collectors' Night, a gathering of collectors and archivists who have sifted through countless piles of garbage to uncover quirky and intriguing historical ephemera. This year's edition will hold court at the New York City Fire Museum and will ...
Additionally, she has a master's degree in library science, with a concentration in archives management, from Simmons College, and a digital archives specialist certificate from the Society of American Archivists. Davis left Wyoming to attend Simmons College in Boston to pursue a higher education at a ...
Historians and archivists from other mass shooting locales such as Las Vegas and Orlando have called Schwartz to offer advice. The bedroom city of Parkland already has a connection to Orlando's effort to honor its mass shooting victims. A well-known pizza restaurateur in Parkland is the brother of the ...

In these situations, the work of librarians and archivists to safeguard and, where possible, digitize materials, is even more important. Atlas Obscura spoke to island archives and libraries from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean to learn about their special collections. A booklet from 1916, "The Fortification of ...
Historians and archivists from other mass shooting locales such as Las Vegas and Orlando have called Schwartz to offer advice. The bedroom city of Parkland already has a connection to Orlando's effort to honor its mass shooting victims. A well-known pizza restaurateur in Parkland is the brother of the ...
Historians and archivists from other mass shooting locales such as Las Vegas and Orlando have called Schwartz to offer advice. The bedroom city of Parkland already has a connection to Orlando's effort to honor its mass shooting victims. A well-known pizza restaurateur in Parkland is the brother of the ...
File this one under: "when genre walls collapse, the fusions are wonderful." Among the sidenotes to dance-music archivists' interest in the minimalist sounds of New York's 1970s and '80s downtown cult figures such as Arthur Russell and Julius Eastman, is how it's brought the work of their colleagues, ...
"We want students of color to go into fields like archives or library science or museum studies." Jackson hopes to build upon the success of the consortium, while offering new opportunities for future archivists by extending the internship program. "Right now we are working with undergrads, but we're hoping ...
At first, San Francisco History Days might sound like a rote learning experience, as community historians, archivists, many different types of -ologists, educators and re-enactors set up shop at the Old Mint for two days of all things Bay Area history. But the free event is far more than a weekend of staid ...
If this deep dig is primarily for archivists, plenty of pleasant surprises await patient explorers. In contrast to the titanic legacy of Stax, Baltimore's tiny, underfunded Ru-Jac Records had virtually no impact on the R&B scene, though it was responsible for some fine music. Presenting 100 tracks on four separate ...
Peterson's work highlights the important role that archivists play in support of human rights, but she also says any time someone works with records, no matter the type, they make a difference. "One of the great things about being an archivist is you know that people need these materials to uphold rights and ...
Musicians have long drawn inspiration from nature, but a new online game is taking that connection one step further. "Beastbox" takes sound clips from real wild animals, transforms them into loops, and allows users to mix and match them into an endless variety of beats, breaks and drops. Along the way ...
State Archivists Seek WWI Artifacts from West Tenn. Residents. The Tennessee State Library and Archives has launched "Over Here, Over There: Tennesseans in the First World War," an effort to collect digital records of how World War I affected Tennesseans. Archivists will travel throughout the state to ...
The discussion is part of the Office of the Provost's Global Forum/Obermann Humanities Symposium, a larger event that will take place from March 1-3. During the symposium, archivists, scholars, and artists will share things they've saved and why these things are important in preserving cultural history.

Reconciliation is rewriting Canada's memory banks as archivists across the country work to make their collections more open to and sensitive towards Indigenous people. Library and Archives Canada is leading the way with a $12-million project to hire Aboriginal archivists to work in First Nations ...
For archivists, 1870 is the year everything begins to turn to dust. That was the year American newspaper mills began phasing out rag-based paper with wood pulp, ensuring that newspapers printed after would be known to future generations as delicate things, brittle at the edges, yellowing with the slightest exposure to air.
Walker Art Center's Head of Archives Jill Vuchetich guides St. Kate's University Society of American Archivists student chapter through the basement archives at the Walker Art Center on Saturday, Jan. 27 in Minneapolis. The Walker has an archival library with materials like movie posters, photographs and ...
Today the Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) announced it launched a new archive, in partnership with the Internet Archive (IA), to help preserve sites which might targets for deletion by powerful third parties. The new archive, called "Threatened Outlets," can be found on Archive-It, the preservation ...
The event will introduce the public to appraisers and experts who can help them correctly identify and appraise their World War I related artifacts and documents. There will also be genealogists and archivists who can help the public with their research on the World War I veterans in their family tree.
About a dozen WGBH volunteers and staff members had assembled with laptops and headphones, playing with and testing some tools developed by WGBH's digital team and archivists. (The AAPB is a collaboration between WGBH and the Library of Congress, and this project is funded by the Institute for ...
The process of organizing the archives is left to Kenney and two other archivists working with her to weed out the unnecessary or unrelated documents using "archival intelligence," a process gained only through experience. It is currently unknown how many linear feet the archives are, but their oldest ...
State Archivists Seek WWI Artifacts from West Tenn. Residents. The Tennessee State Library and Archives has launched "Over Here, Over There: Tennesseans in the First World War," an effort to collect digital records of how World War I affected Tennesseans. Archivists will travel throughout the state to ...
David Granick took thousands of photographs of London's East End in the 1960s and 70s. For decades after his death, his collection sat in a local archive. Now, after a local photographer rediscovered the images, Archivists have digitized, exhibited and published his photographs. The stunning pictures ...
The unsung heroes in all of this are the Russian Archivists, who with few exceptions are highly trained, dedicated specialists who go out of their way to help scholars, both Russian and foreign, obtain the sources they need for their research. Prof Beevor's comment implies that Soviet history is now an ...
Metallurgists and other experts who studied the Silpho Moor object determined that it had no special properties and had never been to outer space, the Post reported, a journey that leaves telltale signatures in metal. Still, now that science Museum Archivists have learned the "cultural significance" of the ...
In the talk, which plays off the current peace Paper Project exhibit currently showing at the college, Rossman will address the intertwined and oftentimes collaborative goals and journeys of socially minded artists and Archivists. Free and open to the public, the presentation begins February 19, 11:30am, ...
For Archivists, 1870 is the year everything begins to turn to dust. That was the year American newspaper mills began phasing out rag-based paper with wood pulp, ensuring that newspapers printed after would be known to future generations as delicate things, brittle at the edges, yellowing with the slightest exposure to air.
The key with digital archiving, Archivists say, is duplication. Every important file should have three copies. Ideally, those three copies should be stored on at least two different storage media. Ms. Levenick said that she personally uses a 3-2-1 method for backing up: three copies, two different media and at ...
Our Archivists dug deep into the photo archives to find photos for the community," said Rushing. With more than 3.5 million photographs, the UTSA Special Collections team digitized images especially for the exhibit in the months leading up to 2018. UTSA Special Collections acquires, preserves and ...
"While so much information is being created today, especially with digital photography, the value that Archivists bring is being able to select information of enduring value for preservation, ultimately allowing greater use by researchers, scholars, educators, as well as future generations," Cocciolo said.
"It was kind of an Archivists dream," said Matthew Reitzel, manuscript and photo archivist. "He was big into his family history, and he had all of his letters in individual file folders. A lot of times, we just get boxes of stuff, and it's just a mess. This was in immaculate condition and it was awesome to work through ...
These Decaying Film Canisters Could Hold secrets to Saving Species from Extinction. Archivists are working to save decades of film and other scientific information that could hold clues to protecting species and habitats today. Wildlife. January 26, 2018 - by Erica Cirino. © Erica Cirino. All rights reserved. © Erica Cirino.
At the University Archives, librarians and Archivists curate materials that show how students, administrators, community leaders, alumni, and staff reacted to the events of their time -- such as the Vietnam War or apartheid in South Africa -- and how they envisioned Harvard's place in them. Liazos' course on ...
Left Performance Histories poses questions of what constitutes the artwork and who are the Archivists. The exhibition will be accompanied by an extensive program on February 16/17. Please find further information here. A publication on the exhibition will be published in June. (ISBN: 978-3-938515-73-0).
Secretary of State Tre Hargett presented a grant in Cumberland County Thursday. The grants, distributed through the Tennessee State Library and Archives, help develop local county archives. "These grants give local Archivists the tools they need to properly preserve our state's history. Each of our great ...
Archivists will use historical documents and photos as their guide during the 14-month process. Photos: NASA's historic Mission Control Center gets retro makeover. PHOTOS: Restoration of NASA's... From ashtrays and empty pizza boxes to slide rulers to copies of the original wallpaper and carpet, it will all ...
Eight years after leaving office, in 1995, President Bill Clinton appointed Carlin to serve as National Archivist in 1995. Not everyone supported Carlin's nomination, especially the nation's Historians. Prior to his appointments, Archivists were historians with the letters Ph.D. emblazoned behind their names.
"We were able, with the help of Historians and Archivists to identify the structures in Hopper's painting of being 54 and 56 Washington St., and we were able to isolate the block where he was working. And then we discovered that two paintings by Ruellan were of the same block," Gibbes Museum's Curator of ...
For the Archivists, "weird" is the highest praise. They're fascinated by the ads in a copy of Family Circle from 1974, and a cereal-box-shaped Select magazine from January 1997 -- dedicated ironically to the year 1996 -- occupies pride of place above their desk, despite a Jolly rancher candy that came with ...
Cracking the Archives workshop: The State Archives on the Capitol Campus in Olympia will offer a free workshop on how to preserve and protect family records from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will hear expert advice and see hands-on demonstrations from Archivists about how to organize and preserve ...
Presenting movies on the big screen often represents the culmination of years' worth of arduous labor by both Archivists and programmers. For Kehr, who spoke to the Voice by phone, the perennial problem is one of "paring down" the numerous possibilities. His preparation for "To Save and Project" often ...
Cracking the Archives workshop: The State Archives in Olympia will offer a free workshop on how to preserve and protect family records from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants will hear expert advice and see hands-on demonstrations from Archivists about how to organize and preserve your family records, and ...
Archivists especially want to show the diversity of marchers' voices, Crawford said. "When I went to the march in D.C., there were many different types of people, like eco-feminists, and Marxist and Communist feminists, anarchists, vegan feminists, there were brown and black feminists who were critiquing ...
Self-appointed Archivists, like Front Row Poster and others working the scene, are not on stage themselves. Yet their adjacency to the bands and artists can be an integral part of our city's musical identity. In 2017, Front Row Poster saw more bands play live than there were days: 455 bands at 150 shows.
Self-appointed Archivists, like Front Row Poster and others working the scene, are not on stage themselves. Yet their adjacency to the bands and artists can be an integral part of our city's musical identity. In 2017, Front Row Poster saw more bands play live than there were days: 455 bands at 150 shows.
While construction workers were able to alert Archivists and visitors to the building, two young men who were sleeping in the adjacent buildings were buried in the rubble and died. Most of the archival material could eventually be recovered and repaired. prosecutors charge that the collapse was caused by ...
While there I listened to a recording made by Archivists in the 1980s of people who arrived at Ellis Island in the early 1900s. One recording I'll never forget. It was of an old woman who came to America as a young girl in 1921. By then, immigration officials had decided to screen arriving immigrants from ...


 

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