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The Oral History Review

The OHR, official publication of the Oral History Association, is the U.S. journal of record for the theory and practice of oral history and related fields.
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Sep 22 '14
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"Books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can put thought in a concentration camp forever. No man and no force can take from the world the books that embody man’s eternal fight against tyranny. In this war, we know, books are weapons."
-Franklin D. Roosevelt
"Books are weapons in the war of ideas", 1941 - 1945
From the series: World War II Posters, 1942 - 1945

Banned Books Week is September 21 - 27, 2014

todaysdocument:

"Books cannot be killed by fire. People die, but books never die. No man and no force can put thought in a concentration camp forever. No man and no force can take from the world the books that embody man’s eternal fight against tyranny. In this war, we know, books are weapons."

-Franklin D. Roosevelt

"Books are weapons in the war of ideas", 1941 - 1945

From the series: World War II Posters, 1942 - 1945

Banned Books Week is September 21 - 27, 2014

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Mar 28 '14
archivesofamericanart:

usnatarchives:

Join us on Thursday, April 3,  from 9:30 to 4 pm at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC for an all-day Archives Fair! Enter through the Special Events Entrance on 7th St. and Constitution Ave. The DC Caucus of MARAC and the National Archives Assembly are co-hosting this all-day Archives Fair. Archives-related groups and will be using the area outside the McGowan Theater as an exhibit hall.
You can watch our panel discussion online.
8:30-9:30 a.m. Coffee Hour and Exhibit Hall
9:30-10 a.m. Welcome and  Introduction by the Archivist of the United States
10:00-11:30  a.m. Panel Discussion: Crowdsourcing for Enhanced Archival Access
Elissa Frankle, moderator (US Holocaust Memorial Museum)
Helena Zinkham (Library of Congress)
Ching-Hsien Wang (Smithsonian)
Meredith Stewart (National Archives)
11:30-1 p.m. Lunch & Exhibit Hall
1-2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Monuments Men Archives
Barbara Aikens (Smithsonian)
Dr. Greg Bradsher (National Archives)
Maygene Daniels (National Gallery of Art Archives)
2:30-2:45  p.m.  Break and Exhibit Hall
2:45-3:15 p.m. National Archival Authorities Cooperative (NAAC)
John Martinez (National Archives)
Jerry Simmons (National Archives)
3:15-3:45 p.m. Donations Partnership Database
Dawn Sherman (National Archives)
Meg Ryan (National Archives)
3:45-4 p.m.   Closing Remarks and Exhibit Hall

We’ll be there! Especially excited to hear Ching-Hsien Wang’s talk on smithsoniantranscriptioncenter and our own Barbara Aikens on the Monuments Men. Please join us!

archivesofamericanart:

usnatarchives:

Join us on Thursday, April 3,  from 9:30 to 4 pm at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC for an all-day Archives Fair! Enter through the Special Events Entrance on 7th St. and Constitution Ave. The DC Caucus of MARAC and the National Archives Assembly are co-hosting this all-day Archives Fair. Archives-related groups and will be using the area outside the McGowan Theater as an exhibit hall.

You can watch our panel discussion online.

8:30-9:30 a.m. Coffee Hour and Exhibit Hall

9:30-10 a.m. Welcome and  Introduction by the Archivist of the United States

10:00-11:30  a.m. Panel Discussion: Crowdsourcing for Enhanced Archival Access

  • Elissa Frankle, moderator (US Holocaust Memorial Museum)
  • Helena Zinkham (Library of Congress)
  • Ching-Hsien Wang (Smithsonian)
  • Meredith Stewart (National Archives)

11:30-1 p.m. Lunch & Exhibit Hall

1-2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: Monuments Men Archives

  • Barbara Aikens (Smithsonian)
  • Dr. Greg Bradsher (National Archives)
  • Maygene Daniels (National Gallery of Art Archives)

2:30-2:45  p.m.  Break and Exhibit Hall

2:45-3:15 p.m. National Archival Authorities Cooperative (NAAC)

  • John Martinez (National Archives)
  • Jerry Simmons (National Archives)

3:15-3:45 p.m. Donations Partnership Database

  • Dawn Sherman (National Archives)
  • Meg Ryan (National Archives)

3:45-4 p.m.   Closing Remarks and Exhibit Hall

We’ll be there! Especially excited to hear Ching-Hsien Wang’s talk on smithsoniantranscriptioncenter and our own Barbara Aikens on the Monuments Men. Please join us!

Mar 28 '14