Happy Archives Month and welcome to a new season of Archiving AK! For our first episode of Season 2, Gwen interviews Julie Varee, Community Outreach Archivist at the Anchorage Museum’s Library and Archives. Our conversation with Julie delves into the Museum’s archival collections, how they support exhibitions and other events, impacts of COVID-19, and upcoming events at the Museum.
Mentioned in this episode:
- Register for the Anchorage Museum’s virtual Archives Month Event: Archiving Black Lives: Documenting American Experiences. Thursday, October 7, Noon to 1:30.
- If you’re here in Anchorage, check out the Museum’s exhibit Black Lives in Alaska: Journey, Justice, Joy, which will be on view in the atrium until February 13, 2022
- The HistoryMakers is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories of African Americans throughout the U.S. through oral history videos.
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