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Women's History Month prompts us to celebrate the women in our archives. In the past, documentation about women was elusive. Women's History, The Past, Celebrities, Artwork, Work Of Art, Celebs, Foreign Celebrities, Famous People

Women's History Month

Women's History Month prompts us to celebrate the women in our archives. In the past, documentation about women was elusive. Today, archivi...

I posted this ArchivesInfo and Archives in Education video without sound last week. I ran it as a slideshow on my table at the local hist. Library Ideas, Archive, Teaching, Education, Bookshelf Ideas, Learning, Studying

Teaching with Archives

I posted this ArchivesInfo and Archives in Education video without sound last week. I ran it as a slideshow on my table at the local hist...

In this social media driven decade, the way we will be remembered may be reflected in what we post. What we project to the world online toda. 1 Am, Reflection, Sheet Music, Social Media, Math, Math Resources, Social Networks, Early Math, Music Sheets

We Will Be Remembered through What We Post

In this social media driven decade, the way we will be remembered may be reflected in what we post. What we project to the world online toda...

Coming Full Circle: Intergenerational Oral History Oral History, Relationship, Relationships

Coming Full Circle: Intergenerational Oral History

This week I'm thinking about the living relationships we develop when we build archival collections. Earlier this month, in an effort to hig...

ArchivesInfo: Running through History Run Through, Waterworks, New Hampshire, Multi Story Building, Running, History, Street, Keep Running, Why I Run

Running through History

Runners took to the streets of Manchester, New Hampshire today to do a little run through history. Runner's Alley , a popular store in my ar...

ArchivesInfo: A Sturbridge Village Learning Experience Sturbridge Village, Learning, Studying, Teaching

A Sturbridge Village Learning Experience

The girls enjoy some candy and fudge in front of a gift shop at Old Sturbridge Village This week, I took my daug...

This week, I attended the New Hampshire State Library Media Association Conference. I was particularly interested in a conference session th. Primary Resources, Conference

Providing Primary Resources to Strengthen Instruction

This week, I attended the New Hampshire State Library Media Association Conference. I was particularly interested in a conference session th...

Embedded image permalink Oral History, The Make, Embedded Image Permalink, Storytelling, This Or That Questions

History Cat on Twitter

“From @archivesinfo on #storytelling & historical understanding #oralhist #oralhistory http://t.co/eJsVqYBPWZ”

ArchivesInfo: More Finds at the Local Antique Shop: For the Love of Reading Antique Shops, Vintage Photographs, The Locals, Reading, Antiques, Painting, Culture, Shopping, Antiquities

More Finds at the Local Antique Shop: For the Love of Reading

You are a reader. I assume that you are a reader because you read this blog that focuses on a love of information and culture. You read fo...

ArchivesInfo: More Finds at the Local Antique Shop: This is How We Shopped Us Shop, Antique Shops, The Locals, Antiques, Shopping, Antiquities, Antique, Antique Dealers

More Finds at the Local Antique Shop: This is How We Shopped

Antiquing with a Purpose Like most people who frequent antique shops, I am on the lookout for objects with personal meaning or for my own ...

Archivists care for Valentine's Day ephemera. ArchivesInfo: More Finds at the Local Antiques Shop: Valentine's Day Valentine Day Week, Valentine Cupid, Valentine Images, Vintage Valentine Cards, Saint Valentine, Valentine Crafts, Valentine Day Cards, Vintage Postcards, Vintage Cards

More Finds at the Local Antiques Shop: Valentine's Day

I don't usually write two " More Finds at the Antiques Shop "posts in a row, but this is Valentine's Day week and the shops are bursting wit...

Archivists may go dumpster diving. ArchivesInfo: Dumpster Diving: Saving History One Collection at a Time Dumpster Diving, Bed Pillows, History, Collection, Pillows, Historia

Dumpster Diving: Saving History One Collection at a Time

Official Department of Health medical ledgers recording 1918 flu quarantines - discarded for no known reason Trophies showing the achiev...

Archivists decide what materials to keep based on their informational value. Not their condition. "Go through your materials and figure out their focus and informational worth before discarding. The Orator, Historical Society, Family Photos, Archive, Conditioner, Museum, Paper, Storage, Family Pictures

The Condition 'Aint the Thing

I was sitting in a meeting the other day for a historical society that was trying to figure out how to handle their archival and museum coll...

 Archivist at the Waltham Public Library My head has been caught up in the "right" jobs for the "right" people rece. Extroverted Introvert, Personality Types, Career, People, Carrera, Freshman Year, Folk

Introvert / Extrovert: Your Personality Type Should Not choose Your Career

Me. Back in the day. Archivist at the Waltham Public Library My head has been caught up in the "right" jobs for the "right" people rece...

My work this week and an article that popped on my screen this morning -- Historical Societies Heed Message of Cooperation -- are pointing . Historical Society, Be Still, Couple Photos, Couples, Wedding Dresses, Couple Shots, Bride Dresses, Bridal Wedding Dresses, Weeding Dresses

It's Still Cooperation After All of These Years

My work this week and an article that popped on my screen this morning -- Historical Societies Heed Message of Cooperation -- are pointing ...

Introvert / Extrovert: Your Personality Type Should Not choose Your Career Extroverted Introvert, Personality Types, Back In The Day, Career, People, Fictional Characters, Carrera, Freshman Year, Folk

Introvert / Extrovert: Your Personality Type Should Not choose Your Career

Me. Back in the day. Archivist at the Waltham Public Library My head has been caught up in the "right" jobs for the "right" people rece...