CSI Archives History Day

Join us at the CSI Library on Saturday, October 14th from 1pm to 4 pm for
Archives History Day in celebration of National Archives Week. The Day will
be filled with an eclectic selection of seminars and presentations by
individuals and organizations dedicated to the preservation of historical
artifacts and ephemera. Participating organizations will be in the Library
Rotunda and the following programs will take place in the Archives, 1L-216:

1:00 pm: Traditional and Digital Photo Organization and Scrapbooking. Tricia
Fauske, Creative Memories Consultant

1:30 pm: Memoir Writing: Journal Writing as Historical Documentation. Carol
Greenspan, CSI Adjunct Lecturer, English Department

2:00 pm: A Survey of Furniture from the Staten Island Historical Society:
Objects as Historical Document. Maxine Friedman, Curator Staten Island
Historical Society

2:30 pm: Organizing an Historical Society: The Tottenville Experience. Linda
Hauck, Director of the Tottenville Historical Society

3:00 pm: Discovering Your Ancestry: African-American and Female Genealogical
Research. Debbie Paige, Genealogy Consultant

3:30 pm: Alice Austen Documenting Family: Photographs as Historical
Documents. Carl Rutberg, Executive Director of the Alice Austen House
Museum.

“This event supports the National Archives Week’s theme ‘Building Bridges
from the Past to the Present.’ It is an opportunity for us as a cultural
repository to reflect on the importance of archival and historical records
to our lives and to foster an increased public awareness of the relevance of
archives to everyday life,” according to Wilma Jones, CSI’s Chief Librarian.

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