Documenting the Women's March on Washington and Beyond (Archival Outlook)

In the wake of the US presidential inauguration, millions of people took to the streets for the Women’s March on Washington, DC, and in other cities around the world on January 21, 2017. The Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Library Special Collections, part of Newcomb College Institute (NCI) of Tulane University in New Orleans, joined archivists across the country to preserve the legacy of those marches.

As other New Orleans repositories were also collecting ephemera from the local and DC marches, we focused our efforts on Tulane students, faculty, and staff. In partnership with the Society of American Archivists’ Women Archivists Section (WArS), we further narrowed our scope to emphasize born-digital materials, including digital photographs and oral histories, with the intent of making the collection available via a larger aggregation of Women’s March collections.

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