Presented at Midwest Archives Conference, spring 2017 Annual Meeting. This talk briefly outlines two collaborative projects (Documenting Ferguson, and Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis) going on at Washington University Libraries. These projects aim to both preserve and provide access to primary source (archival materials) of under-represented people in our (collective) historic record.
These collaborative projects include archive staff working actively with members of the community, leveraging technology, and being open to new ways of approaching traditional archive tasks such as outreach, collection acquisition, and reference.
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Archival Science | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Library and Information Science | Public History | United States History
Rectenwald, Miranda, "Social Justice Through Collaboration" (2017). University Libraries Presentations. 28.