Alabama Archives Week begins Oct. 15
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CELEBRATE AMERICAN ARCHIVES MONTH
AND ALABAMA ARCHIVES WEEK
October is American Archives Month. The Alabama Department of Archives and
History (ADAH) is joining the Society of Alabama Archivists and archives
across Alabama to celebrate the role of the archives in preserving history.
Activities are planned for the week of October 15 - 20, at the Alabama
Department of Archives and History (ADAH).
Archives Month provides an opportunity to engage local communities in
exploring Alabama's heritage and culture through historical documents,
photographs, maps, and artifacts. The week long celebration at ADAH will
feature exhibits, lectures, and workshops to demonstrate how you can be
involved in preserving history.
October 15 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. How to Create Your 4th Grade Alabama
History Notebook, $15 per family to be paid upon arrival. Winning entries
from ADAH's "Alabama History Time Line" poster contest for 4th-grade
students will be displayed on ADAH's web site and in the Children's Gallery.
October 16 Debut of Digital Collections on ADAH's web site
October 17 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Archives Treasures Learn more about rare
treasures in the Archives' collection. 1 :00 - 3:00 p.m. Family Treasures
Bring your family heirlooms for identification and preservation tips from
October 18 Noon - 12:50 p.m. ArchiTreats: Food for Thought presentation
"You Can't Get There from Here: Alabama Maps and Travel" by Nancy M. Rohr.
October 20 "How To" Workshops, concurrent workshops "How to Preserve
Family Papers, Books and Photographs" by Linda Overman, ADAH Registrar and
Conservation Officer and "How to Preserve Family Textiles" by Bob Cason,
ADAH Curator of Collections.
October 20 Noon Special activities to thank the volunteers from across
Alabama who helped prepare 7.425 million Alabama records for preservation on
Workshop registration fee is $15 or $10 for Friends of Alabama Archives
members. All other events are free. All events take place at the Alabama
Department of Archives and History. For more information visit the ADAH
website or call (334) 242-4363.
Alabama Department of Archives and History
624 Washington Avenue
P O Box 300100
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
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