Collecting for continuity and for change: The web archiving experience in Westborough

Archive-It

Once an agricultural and then an industrial community, Westborough has been transformed in the last fifty years by rapid residential, commercial, and corporate growth. Case Studies Community WebsBy Anthony Vaver, Local History Librarian and Archivist, Westborough Public Library.

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

The Schedule

The lightning round was followed by a case study of a student project on appraising electronic state agency records?. Pat Galloway, archival educator at the School of Information, University of Texas at Austin and students Amy Padilla, Natasha Kovalyova, and Haley Latta were part of a team that worked to make sense of Texas Department of Agriculture files for the first Texas State Library and Archives Commission born-digital integration. Author: Scott Kirycki.

Spotlight: Photographs Documenting the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)

Unwritten Record

According to John Salmond, author of The Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942: A New Deal Case Study , “during its life span of nine years more than 2.5 Executive Order 6101 , which established the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)*, was signed on April 5, 1933 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was signed just one month into Roosevelt’s presidency, making the CCC one of the earliest New Deal programs.