Friday, August 15 • 9:15am - 10:15am
SESSION 306 - Integrating History: A Search-and-Recovery Effort in Alabama Archives

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Modern archivists in Alabama face the challenge that, for generations, documentation of African-American history in the South was ignored or even actively discouraged in many communities. Four Alabama archivists share the perspectives of one county government, one public library, and two historically black colleges and universities on their efforts to build relationships, discover and develop collections, and ensure access to black history resources.

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Dana Chandler

University Archivist, Tuskegee University
Dana Chandler has worked in a variety of capacities within both the private and public sectors. A trained surveyor, civil engineer and project manager, he has helped to design and build projects throughout the South and nation. In later years, Chandler has worked specifically with... Read More →
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Rebekah Davis

Archivist, Limestone County Archives
It's pretty amazing to spend every day working at a job that, if I had the time and money to spare, I would do for free. I've been preserving and sharing the fascinating history of Limestone County at the Limestone County Archives since 2010. In addition to keeping the documents in... Read More →

Veronica Henderson

Tevh Services Librarian, Coordinator for University Archives and Special Collections, Alabama A&M University
Veronica received her MLS from Indiana University in 2010. She has been employed by Alabama A&M University, and 1890 Land Grant HBCU, for seven years. She is currently serving as the Coordinator for University Archives and Special Collections. Her institution continues to identify... Read More →
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Susanna Leberman

Archivist, Huntsville Madison County Public Library
I am the archivist of the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library (HMCPL), the oldest continuing Library in the state of Alabama. I have a special interest in digital preservation and state wide partnerships such as AlabamaMosaic and the Alabama Digital Preservation Network. I... Read More →

Friday August 15, 2014 9:15am - 10:15am
Washington 3 [Exhibition Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

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