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Friday, July 28 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
511 - Rediscovering the Great War: Collaborative Archival Projects Reaching New Audiences

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April 1917 marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into the devastating conflict known as the "Great War." The speakers describe three collaborative projects created to commemorate the centennial of World War I. From a free secondary school curriculum to statewide and international digitization projects, the panelists seized the opportunity of the centennial to increase visibility of their institutions and educate users about unique archival resources. (Eilers presents work done with her colleague Jeffrey Reznick, National Library of Medicine.) Milano: The Volunteers: Americans Join World War I, 1914-1919 Curriculum
Eilers: A Digital Centenary: The Great War at the U.S. National Library of Medicine
Grubbs: Over There: Missouri and the Great War

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Nicole Milano

Head, Medical Center Archives, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine
Nicole Milano is Head of the Medical Center Archives at NY-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine, an adjunct professor at NYU and Pratt, and a member of SAA?s Publications Board. She has an MA (Univ. of FL) and Advanced Certificate in Archives (NYU).

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Sarah Eilers

Archivist/Manager, Historical Audiovisuals Collection, National Library of Medicine
Sarah Eilers oversees the Historical Audiovisuals (HAV) collection in the History of Medicine Division at the National Library of Medicine. The collection includes about 10,000 health, medical, and scientific titles in film, tape, and other formats.
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Brian Grubbs

Local History and Genealogy Department Manager, Springfield-Greene County Library District
Brian Grubbs is the Local History & Genealogy Department manager at Springfield-Greene County Library District. He directed Over There: Missouri and the Great War, a statewide WWI digitization project which received the Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local... Read More →

Friday July 28, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT
B113 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232