News for the Week of April 17-21, 2017

21 Apr 2017 7:47 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

The early bird rates have been extended to tomorrow for the SFA Annual Meeting so be sure to register! Also, we only have a few spots left for the pre-conference workshop so get your name on the list.

From the State

A new digital archive to launch this fall puts the spotlight on early Florida settlers.

From the Country

New York, NY: New archival documents released from the United Nations sheds new light on what the Allies knew about the Holocaust during World War II.

Austin, TX: Personal archives of Peter O'Toole finds a home at the University of Texas at Austin's Harry Ransom Center.

Chanhassen, MN: Paisley Park, home of Prince, is slowly being turned into a museum and archive for the late musician.

Hilo, HI: A University of Hawai'i project to build a digital online repository of spoken Hawaiian language, or ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi received several grants for its work this week.

New York, NY: A fascinating look at the New York Times "Morgue".

Boston, MA: Items from the Boston Public Library are being returned to Italy.

From the World

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Ryerson University gained a slice of Canadian literary history after a donation of thousands of historical books and documents – collectively worth $1 million – from publisher McGraw-Hill Education.

From the Blogosphere

All of NASA's photo archive is now available in one easy to search website.

Looking for new music? The Global Jukebox is now available from the Alan Lomax collection at the Association for Cultural Equity.

470,000 images from Europeana join the new Creative Commons Search database.

In case you needed to lose a few hours of your Friday, Internet Archive has stuck again. This time, it's the MasOS system from the 1980s and 1990s.

Or you can try this one: American Archive of Public Broadcasting launched a crowdsource game to improve accessibility to their collections.

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