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Archival Innovators: Bryan Giemza, Director of UNC Chapel Hill's Southern Historical Collection (Part 2)

This is the latest post in our new series Archival Innovators, which aims to raise awareness of the individuals, institutions, and collaborations that are helping to boldly chart the future of the the archives profession and set new precedents for the role of the archivist in society. 1,559 more words

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Un-earthing Beech Fork; The Digital History Project Proposal

I am producing a digital history project, which will connect the oldest form of information sharing with a contemporary method of delivery. Just as the concept of “home” reaches into our anthropological past as the first connections we make, the oral tradition is that thread which serves as a continuous motion forward carrying the past through experience and perception. 1,468 more words

Harvesting Garden History, One Story at a Time

October is Archives Month, and as gardeners across the country harvest the last of their summer crops, we’re turning our attention to a different type of harvesting: preserving stories about gardens for future generations. 1,004 more words

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Finding the Hidden Hospital Corpsmen in World War II Military Medicine: The Experience of the Paraprofessional Medical Worker in Action

By: Sandra Buso

On September 11, 1942, Pharmacist’s Mate First Class Wheeler B. Lipes approached his commanding officer William E. Ferrall with a serious problem. Seaman First Class Darrel Rector had been ill for three days with severe belly pain, nausea, and fever. 8,454 more words

History in Song: "Zombie" by The Cranberries

My last #MusicMonday post was about U2’s 1983 song “Sunday, Bloody Sunday,” which was about a 1972 incident (Bloody Sunday) that occurred as part of The Troubles, a violent thirty-year conflict from 1968 to 1998, waged over the status of Northern Ireland as a territory of the UK. 942 more words

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Archival Innovators: Bryan Giemza, Director of UNC Chapel Hill's Southern Historical Collection (Part 1)

This is the inaugural post in our new series Archival Innovators!  In this new series, we aim to raise awareness of the individuals, institutions, and collaborations that are helping to boldly chart the future of the the archives profession and set new precedents for the role of the archivist in society. 2,181 more words

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Sound chaser. The invention and impact of the NAGRA recorder

The video with my talk about the NAGRA recorder is out! “L’invention et l’impact du NAGRA, chasseur de sons” (in French), 8 June 2018, IRCAM, Paris,  384 more words

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