Unwrapping the Archives

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When most people think of archives, the first thing that comes to mind is Indiana Jones swinging on vines and storing artifacts in giant rooms. The State Archives house some of the most important records of Texas history within its stacks. Archives have something for everyone and topic!

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Summer Road Trip 2019: Maryland and the Traveler’s Toll

Unwritten Record

Our virtual road trip begins where the photographs, films, sound recordings, maps, and more within the Special Media Division live – at the Archives II building in College Park, Maryland. If you haven’t yet visited Archives II, or are unable to travel here and see it for yourself, Still Pictures has got you covered with our series, “ Digital Photographs Related to Events, Facilities, and Personnel, 1985 – 2005 ” from Record Group 64. Time to hit the road!

Summer Road Trip: Los Angeles

Unwritten Record

The film is part of the Ford Educational Weekly series which was produced by the Ford Company from 1916 through 1921. The weekly series consists of short features about travel, industry, history, geography, and agriculture. Archives Films Fun Fun Films Motion Pictures Summer Road Trip 2019 Uncategorized

SAA Austin Recap #2! Acquisitions & Appraisal & Electronic Records Section Joint Section Meeting!

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Acquisitions & Appraisal + Electronic Records Section Joint Section Meeting at ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2019 . Dorothy Waugh, Digital Archivist at Emory University, described Emory’s experience with the appraisal module of ePADD, a software package that supports archival processes for email archives. Author: Scott Kirycki.

CILIP?s first Thai accreditation at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok


Independent assessor, Dr Carolynn Rankin, commented on how the programmes serve the needs for information professionals in a fast changing world and are strategically organised to prepare students who wish to work in the ever-changing world of libraries, archives and museums. s learning provider accreditation is designed to help students choose library, information and archive career programmes that cover the essential skills and knowledge, and have been rigorously assessed. CILIP?s

Mobile Libraries: Culture on the Go

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Today’s post is written by Joseph Smith, who volunteers at the National Archives at College Park. A library is a place that stores information, a place where people from all walks of life have the opportunity to obtain textual and audiovisual material for education, entertainment, and enlightenment. Educational Exchange and Cultural Diplomacy in the Cold War.” National Bookmobile Day is April 22, part of National Library Week (April 19-25). .

Stock Footage Spotlight: Historically Black Colleges and Universities in WWII

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When scanning films in the National Archives Motion Picture Lab, we sometimes come across images that we want to learn more about. That library of stock shots is now held in the USIA record group at the National Archives and Records Administration. Prairie View students study agriculture and learn to forge machine parts and tools. At the time, education in the United States was highly segregated.

Student Societies of Amherst Academy & Their Questions

Archives Blogs

Is memory more dependent upon nature than upon habit and Education?”. Ought ladies and gentlemen to obtain their education in separate academies and seminaries?”. Which is the more powerful, Education or wealth?”. Is the manufacturing interest of our Country more important than agriculture?”. Which has the greatest influence in this our country, fashion or Education?”. Does fashion exert a greater influence in society than education?”.

One of the County’s Earliest African-American Radio Programs on WNYC 1929-1930

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Department of Agriculture, where he was involved with research related to black farmers. February 5, 1930 – William Hubert on “Some Trends in Education” February 12, 1930 – Robert W. WNYC Archive Collections). James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) was born into a middle-class Bahamian family in Jacksonville, Florida, and educated at Atlanta University.