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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 ...


 

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