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Immigration, the hallmark issue of the Trump presidency, was front page news all year. Below are just a sample of op-eds by historians and stories citing historians published this year – these may be helpful for teaching or just sharing when these issues arise again in 2019.
This article explores questions regarding the development and support of Indigenous priorities and self-determination in Australian libraries and archives. It calls for greater use of Indigenous research methodologies within library and archival science in order to seek ways to decolonize and simultaneously indiginze libraries and archives.
Librarians and Archivists with Palestine (LAP) and the Tamer Institute for Community Education are thrilled to announce the launch of Matloub / Wanted: Library Books for Palestine, a campaign that seeks to raise awareness about issues facing libraries in Palestine and the political context in which they operate, while at the same time offering material support for the libraries' collections.
Join us for a reception and discussion featuring Keith Beauchamp, Producer of the upcoming film, Till.
In this comprehensive history, Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era, Ashley D. Farmer examines black women's political, social, and cultural engagement with Black Power ideals and organizations.
In 2013, HBO (in association with the Museum) released the documentary 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus. It chronicles the efforts of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus—two Americans who rescued 50 Jewish children from Vienna in the late spring of 1939.
If you are attending either the Association of Hawai'i Archivists conference this February or the Society of North Carolina Archivists conference in March, the HRA Section Blog could use your help!
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