History Archival Details The Future ... Questions?
Contact: email@example.com The Audre Lorde to Howard Zinn Library was started in October 2011.
Simmons College Progressive Librarians Guild
Metacomet Bookstore in Plymouth, Mass. Audre Lorde (1924-1992) was a novelist, essayist, poet and activist. She worked as a librarian at Hunter College, and frequently confronted issues of race and queer identity in her work. Preservation
Administration Howard Zinn (1923-2010) was a historian, playwright, and civil rights activist. His most well-known work, "A People's History of the United States," took a wider view of history that focused on underrepresented groups and grassroots revolutionary efforts.
"Dissent is the highest form of patriotism." -Howard Zinn
"Without community, there is no liberation." -Audre Lorde A Radical Librarian and a Boston Patriot Digital Preservation in the cloud is the main way we archive A-Z Library and OB materials. Accessibility
Democratic Collection Development Organizational records
Ephemera (posters, flyers, artwork)
Tweets INSTRUCTION & OUTREACH MIT-IAP class
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign Skype panel
LibGuides, "99%" reading lists https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L-3w-9o_xIHiSeYfgLLNml6SjpEqpu0TNxxwYx1zqpg/edit?pli=1 Original zines, pamphlets Links:
A-Z Library Finding Aid
A-Z Library catalog
http://bit.ly/wu9x24 Mylar for papers Organized by subject Protective binder On Dec. 8, 2011, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino ordered protesters to leave Dewey Square by midnight. Photo courtesy Flickr. User wmshc_kiwi. Image licensed under Creative Commons. Volunteers packed up books and archival materials immediately. Collection is currently decentralized. Photo from the Boston Phoenix, Dec. 14, 2011. How do you archive a living movement? Limited resources (time & people)
Who controls the history? NEA 2012 Spring Meeting
March 24, 2012
Presented by Francis Harrell & Stacie WilliamsSee the full transcript