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A documentation case study: the Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE) project
(Society of American Archivists, 2014-05-01)
Fifty years ago, the state of Virginia, in the southeastern US, embarked on a strategy called "Massive Resistance" to prevent "racial mixing" in public schools. Massive Resistance legislation resulted in over 14,000 students ...
A web-based community-building archives project: A case study of kids in birmingham 1963.
(Archival Science, 2015-04-21)
Recent archival literature on social justice emphasizes activism—the importance of documenting social activism and activists, and activists’ use of archives for promoting social justice. Left out of these discussions is ...
Integrating Oral History into a Social Studies Course: Lessons Learned
This article offers an overview of the Desegregation of Virginia Education Project (DOVE), a nationally recognized oral history project in the United States, and discusses how the project was integrated into an ...
The Venus Fly Trap: The Lure and Pitfalls of Digitizing Moving Image Collections
(Society of American Archivists, 2014-06-01)
The potential for tapping into the popularity of web video content has increased repository interest in digitizing film collections. The lure of instant access to digital content can attract the attention of donors and ...
Review of Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada
(Society of American Archivists, 2015-04)
Medium cleaned for re-use, a palimpsest, retains a ghost image of the old content - whether the medium is parchment or a VHS tape. Likewise, ethnic identities are composed of layers, the old overlain with the new. These ...
Not just the fire hoses and the marches: Developing a model for user centered community archives
(Society of American Archivists, 2015)
Archival social justice often emphasizes documenting the Activists and the Big Moments. But social change, even in the Civil Rights movement, is much more than just the fire hoses and the marches. One way that archivists ...