Archives can be like a black box. Description is like carving a window into the black box; the better the description, the bigger the window.
Here are some tips to maintaining a vibrant and safe home archive.
Here are some tips on how to find and create a sustainable and equitable partnership to help your history project thrive.
This guide will help you decide how to prioritize your digital files for preservation, how to safeguard and store your files, and how to digitize analog or paper items.
When it comes to protecting intellectual property that is part of your or your community’s history, it helps to understand what legal rights apply to your materials.
One of the most lasting things you can do is contribute your own historical materials to repository such as an archive, special collections library, historical society, or museum.
Build your own Archivist in a Backpack kit! This list includes links to all of the items we purchased, as well as suggestions for the number of items to include per kit.
Oral history interviews and genealogy projects are a wonderful way to document and connect about family stories and cultural history.
Archival items, like photos and documents, let you discover history firsthand. Following a general research format can help you find amazing histories.