Friday News for February 21, 2014
Remember SFA nominations for office are due next Friday!
From the State:
Tallahassee, Florida: A successful photo ID event by the State Archives at the Riley House ID’d over 100 images.
From the Country:
Erin, Tennessee: A look at how a county archive is planning to use grant funding to preserve some of its at-risk history.
New York, New York: The Martha Graham Center for Contemporary Dance just received a Mellon grant to organize its archive of Graham materials.
From the World:
Kigali, Rwanda: Senate votes through bill that will establish a state archives and library program in Rwanda.
Sochi, Russia: Hockey has been pretty important to this Olympics though sadly, the home team is now out. Check out these pictures from the archives of past Olympic USA-Canada hockey games as the USA and Canada meet today in the men’s semi-finals. Go USA!
So, what exactly is the difference between a program from a concert attended in 1996 and a digital photograph taken yesterday on a family vacation? LC’s The Signal discusses our physical versus digital keepsakes.
If you need to kill an hour or so, search archivist problems on Tumblr, you’ll be happy you did! Here’s a personal favorite!