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100th Armistice Day

#WWI was a #homefront experience for millions of women. Julia Hunt Catlin Park Depew Taufflieb, an American #socialite, directly contributed to impede combat casualties. During the #GreatWar, Julia converted Chateau d’Annel, her French mansion, into a 300-bed military hospital for the #Allies for four years with her own money. According to the World War I… Read More 100th Armistice Day

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National Archives Month

The National Archives recognizes the month of October as American #ArchivesMonth. You can join the conversation via Twitter on Wednesday, October 3, for #AskAnArchivist Day. The nation will use this online, communal space to discuss what it entails to be an archivist. Learn more about the nation’s heritage by reading Stories about National Archives history in… Read More National Archives Month

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Oral History

Lee Bevilacqua shared in her oral history, “Well…went into war, I felt that I should contribute something. So, I decided to join the Marine Corps. It seemed like a smaller unit. That’s why I joined it. And I worked with…in Quantico with the commandant there, doing various jobs. One of my last jobs I liked… Read More Oral History

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International Archives Day

We celebrate International Archives Day to recognize collections and archivists that manage these records. The theme of the International Council on Archives Conference 2018 is “Archives: Governance, Memory and Heritage” which will take place in  Yaoundé, Cameroon from November 26-28, 2018. Share your participation on social media with @ICArchiv using hashtag #IAD18. Register for the AchivesSpace SoCal Regional Forum on June… Read More International Archives Day

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Oral History

It’s incredible listening to a 90 year old share her life #story. Joan has experienced 70 years of #marriage to a man who has an uncanny resemblance to Clark Gable. Her oral history explains her experiences as an Orange County resident and transformations of the community. These memories are archived and help us understand the… Read More Oral History

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Memorial Day

Remembering those who served. 🇺🇸 #MemorialDay #veterans #Army #AirForce #Marines #Navy #CoastGuard #soldiers #CA #USA #America #WWII #history

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UC Irvine School of Business

Tonight Jennifer shared her vision to use #technology in the historical field at @ucimerage. #Metadata should be structured according to #DACS principles, but we can be #innovative in our ways of developing our content management systems. #UCI #history #Irvine #archive #preserve #exhibit #70Degrees #cms #data #computersystems #computer #art #museum #CA #humanities #science #business

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Connecting to Collections Care

The Connecting to Collections Care Online Community helps smaller cultural institutions to provide well-informed care for their valuable collections. All content in the C2C Care Community, with the exception of special courses, is provided for FREE. This service is a program of the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works… Read More Connecting to Collections Care