Saturday, August 16 • 10:00am - 11:00am
SESSION 701 - When Communities Perform Their Own Documentation: The Dos and Don'ts of Building a Communitiy/Family Documentation Project

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The goal of this open fishbowl session is to illuminate what works and what doesn't for archivists who are assisting self-documenting communities. The initial participants of the discussion have worked to help small businesses and cultural and religious affinity groups in documenting their personal, local, or regional histories.

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Kat Bell

Project Director, Dance Heritage Coalition, Inc.
Archivist, librarian, arts administrator, digital steward.

Martha Diaz

Hip-Hop Scholar-In-Residence, New York Public Library

Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty

Director of Collections and Services, New York Public Library/ Schomburg Center
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Aaisha Haykal

Manager of Archival Services, College of Charleston - Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture
African American Studies, community archives, management, and digitization
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Jennifer O'Neal

University Historian and Archivist, University of Oregon
Jennifer O'Neal is the University Historian and Archivist at the University of Oregon, and affiliated faculty with the Clark Honors College, History Department, and Native Studies program. She specializes in American West and Native American history, with a specific emphasis on decolonizing... Read More →

Saturday August 16, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Marriott Salon 3 [Lobby Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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