News for the Week of October 29-November 2, 2018

02 Nov 2018 10:30 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Folks, it has been a minutes since our last Friday News post! My apologies. Between travel, a hurricane and other project work happening, this got a bit away from me. I will be back on schedule hopefully for the rest of the year though. I hope you enjoyed all the posts for Archives Month. If you missed any, you can see the entire gallery here. Now, onto the news:

From the State:

Tallahassee: Florida State University launches Civil Rights Institute.

From the Country:

Occidental, CA: Peace-justice activist Mary Moore donates personal archive to UC Berkeley’s Bancroft Library.

Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University Libraries announced over the next two years, large portions of four of the library's unique archives — putting farm workers, civil rights and LGBT history in the spotlight — will become available online.

Lexington, KY: Nunn Center’s oral histories are toast of the Bourbon Trail Welcome Center.

Morrison, CO: The Colorado Music Experience archives state music history from John Denver to Johnny Smith.

From the World:

Damascus, Syria: The national antiquities museum in the capital of war-torn Syria reopened its doors after six years on Sunday.


A unique photo archive of the NASA Shuttle Program is highlighted in this interview with the photographer John A. Chakeres.

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