Friday News for February 14, 2014

Happy Valentine’s Day to all of you! Remember, SFA’s nominating committee is looking for our next leaders and the deadline is approaching so make sure to volunteer! Also, we’re on the lookout for a new newsletter editor so lots of chances to get involved in SFA in the new year!

Around the State:

Tallahassee: The State Archives continues to share gems in the state’s civil rights history in celebration of Black History Month. This one features the first Tallahassee sit-in on February 13, 1960.

Tallahassee: Florida State University was pleased to announce the launch of its new digital library this week.

Around the Country:

Washington, DC: Check out some of the coolest items that came with the newly acquired Carl Sagan Archive at the Library of Congress

Storrs, Connecticut: Historic Nuremberg papers of Senator Thomas Dodd have been digitized

San Diego, California: The birth of the nuclear age is about to have some key materials digitized

Around the World:

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina: A fire set during protests severely damaged the Bosnian State Archives and now Turkey has joined the effort to help save what they can

Just for Fun:

An adorable cuddly valentine courtesy of the Smithsonian Institute Archives

Some valentines for that special archivist in your life


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