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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

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Libraries

“Libraries are as the shrine where all the relics of the ancient saints, full of true virtue, and that without delusion or imposture, are preserved and reposed.” -Francis Bacon, 1884 #PreservationWeek @americanlibraryassociation @pollaklibrary #libraries #library #books #read #quoteoftheday #quote #FrancisBacon #catalog #history #book

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Preservation Week

Participate in Preservation Week 2018 events. The American Library Association is offering a webinar on Densho Digital Repository: Preserving Community Memory Thursday, 4/26/2018 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific)   “Densho is a grassroots organization with a mission to preserve the stories of the Japanese… Read More Preservation Week

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Library of Congress

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Papers: Speeches and Writings, 1848-1902; Speeches; [1872]; “Our Young Girls” In celebration of National Library Week, we are highlighting new online collections. “Archival materials from one of the most successful political partnerships in history, the collaboration of suffragists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton in the movement for women’s rights, have… Read More Library of Congress