News for February 24th, 2017

24 Feb 2017 8:49 AM | Hannah Davis
Happy Friday! The Annual SFA Meeting registration is now open. Judith Beale Scholarship Applications are now being accepted.  Don't forget to sign up for any pre-conference workshops that you're interested in!

From the State

Daytona Beach, FL: If you're heading down for the Daytona 500 this weekend, make sure to check out the Daytona ISC Archives and Research Center.

From the Country

New York, NY: Harry Belafonte will have a branch of the NYPL named after him.

San Francisco, CA: Jim Hopkins has been working on a new project called the SF Disco Preservation Society, reformatting two decades' worth of club mixes from various San Francisco clubs.

New York, NY: A lost Walt Whitman novel has been found in a long defunct New York newspaper's archives.

Washington, D.C.: The Smithsonian African American Museum has reached 1 million visitors.

From the Blogosphere

Museums share their creepiest holdings in Twitter challenge.

Museums and libraries fight "alternative facts" with a #DayofFacts.

A Benedictine monk has been saving manuscripts from ISIS.

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