Contributed by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen, DVAG Membership Coordinator If you haven’t yet paid your membership dues for 2014, please do so right away. Members in arrears will be removed from the DVAG listserv in early June. So far in 2014, five new members have joined DVAG. Please join me in welcoming Liz Fite, Chelsea Houck, Edward … More Membership Report
Home Before the Leaves Fall, a collaborative digital history project hosted by Villanova University, is set to launch on June 28th, 2014, the 100th anniversary of Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s assassination. The project will feature curated, thematic articles highlighting under-utilized and newly digitized primary sources from libraries and archives around the Delaware Region, including the Historical … More WWI Project Site to Launch in June
October 11, 2014 Hosted by Monmouth County Archives “Music of the Civil War Era,” presented by historian and musician Joe Becton, will be the featured program at this annual event. Becton’s program will be from1 to 2pm. The complete event also includes a History Forum, 62 exhibit tables hosted by history organizations, awards presentations, and … More Archives and History Day, Monmouth County Library HQ, Manalapan, NJ
At the end of April, nearly 300 archivists gathered in Rochester, NY for the Spring 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference. Organized around the theme “Film, Freedom, and Feminism,” the conference featured a diverse line-up of presentations and speakers, including sessions on web archiving, electronic record-keeping, documenting social movements, and women in both the archival profession … More MARAC Spring 2014: Destination Rochester!