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Society of Indiana Archivists 2016 Fall workshop and scholarship

Indiana Blog

It's that time of year again!  This year's workshop will be "Past History, Digital Future: Indiana DPLA Metadata," on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 9am-4:30pm.  Please visit the event page for information on the SIA Fall Workshop and apply for the scholarship, which will cover registration costs and $150 for related expenses.

Lost to Time

KY Woman Suffrage

            Good morning once again to all my readers. September is just flying by here at the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project, and it's already time for the first blog post of the fall! This week I found a story in the KERA minutes that really struck me. It is probably not a tale any of you have heard before, in an unlikely setting, starring characters whose names are not familiar to you. This was how I felt when I started reading it, but by the end I was hooked. So without further ado, let me introduce you to Mrs. Lee Campbell.

Wisconsin Welcomes New National Digital Newspaper Program Staff

Badger Bulletin

The Wisconsin Historical Society is pleased to welcome Randi Ramsden as Project Assistant to the National Digital Newspaper Program.  Randi recently graduated from Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany, were she earned an MA in American Studies; her thesis "A real poor folks’ movement”? – A Critical Analysis of the White Community Project in the Freedom Summer (1964) utilized collections at WHS.

Surrounded by Suffrage

KY Woman Suffrage

            Hello once again! Another week is about to draw to a close here at the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project, and that means another update for all of you! As I worked this week, I found myself continuing to think about the idea behind last week's blog post, how we are often surrounded by suffrage sites and don’t even know it. I decided to test myself and really think about this for my own life, and what I realized is that the history of woman suffrage is around me all the time!