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ADAH News October 2008

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    ADAH logo ADAH Upcoming Events October 2008 In This Issue Second Saturday
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      ADAH logo 


      Upcoming Events


      October 2008







      Second Saturday Workshop 


       An Introduction to Alabama State Publications 


      October 11, 2008



      Join us at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 11, as archivist Dr. Mike Breedlove discusses the wealth of information available in publications of Alabama state agencies and offers tips for locating them using the ADAH catalog and finding aids. 

      For more information click here






      Mark Your Place in History

      Bookmark Contest winners to be announced

      October 14, 2008




      Five winning designs from over 900 fourth grade students' entries will be announced on October 14.  The winning designs will be printed on bookmarks and given away at ADAH during 2009 The Year of Alabama History. For more information click here.





      Saturday Events 


      2:00 pm  Museum Tour every Saturday


      1:00 pm  First Saturday Storytime ~ each month in the Hands-On Gallery. Click here for more information.



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      Celebrate Alabama Archives Week

      October 11 - 18 

         October is American Archives Month. The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) invites the public to celebrate Alabama Archives Week, October 11-18, 2008, to learn more about Alabama history and the role of archives in preserving and promoting history.

      Highlights of the week include:


      ·  An Introduction to Alabama State Publications

      ·   Mark Your Place in History bookmark contest

      ·  ArchiTreats: Food For Thought 

      Look for more information about Archives Month events at other state archival repositories and organizations throughout October. For more information click here.





      ArchiTreats: Food for Thought



      Thomas M. Owen, founder

       and first director of ADAH.


      Treasures From the Archives Vaults 


      Archives Week activities will continue on Thursday, October 16, from 12:05 to 12:50 with the monthly ArchiTreat's presentation, Treasures From the Archives Vaults. The program will feature Archives staff members Dr. Ed Bridges, Dr. Mike Breedlove, Mr. Bob Cason, and Ms. Cynthia Luckie, discussing some of their favorite artifacts and records from the Archives collections. For more information click here.


      Look for more information about Archives events at other state archival repositories and organizations throughout October.




      Museum Make and Take in the Hands-On Gallery 

      Native American ~ Bead Necklaces 


      Make a bead necklace and learn about Native American jewelry. Museum Make and Take is a new activity series in the Hands-On Gallery.  Native American Bead Necklaces will continue through the month of October.






      Alabama Department of Archives and History

      624 Washington Avenue

      Montgomery, AL 36310-0100

      (334) 242-4364


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