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Arlington County Dept of Libraries Intern

Approximate Date of Posting  February 17, 2017

Position: Library Intern

Location: Arlington,  Virginia Various Arlington locations

Company/Organization  Arlington Virginia Libraries

 Schedule/Hours , full-time,

Time Frame   535 more words


University of Southern California Adds to Visual History Archive

The University of Southern California has added new content to its Visual History Archive. “Three hundred and ninety-six testimonies were added to the Visual History Archive as part of the archive’s latest update on January 23, including new collections and features. 48 more words

Tweaks & Updates

The Art Of Murdering Kevin Bacon: An Oral History Of How ‘Friday The 13th’ Became A Horror Classic

In 1978, the film Halloween changed the horror genre forever by proving that a low budget, independent movie could hit the jackpot at the box office. 9,583 more words


New Web Site Showcases Oral Histories of African-Americans Migrating in the Early 20th Century

A new Web site has oral histories of African-Americans who migrated from the southern US to the northern US in the early 20th century. “The oral histories were part of what was intended to be a larger project for the museum about the transformative effects of the influx of black Southerners on the city in the early 20th century. 46 more words

New Resources

Southern University Launches an Online Archive of Slave Narratives

Southern University has launched an online archive of slave narratives. “The collection is entitled “Opinions Regarding Slavery: Slave Narratives, 1822-1865.” It may be accessed through the library’s website. 39 more words

New Resources

Cultural divides

Over the past several months I’ve been conducting oral history interviews with Latino/a artists for one of my jobs. Some interesting and surprising conflicts have arisen that I definitely wasn’t expecting, and am even a bit bothered by. 694 more words