2019 Annual Meeting Presentations

"The Past is Present"

May 8-11, 2019, Miami, FL

Program (PDF)

Wednesday, May 8
Green Library, Florida International University

Pre-conference workshop #1, Managing Archives and Historical Records

Beth Golding and Tyeler McLean, State Archives of Florida

Pre-conference workshop #2, Red Flag! Identifying Preservation Needs While Processing Collections

Laura Hortz-Stanton, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)

Thursday, May 9

StoryCorps/Warmamas Community Archives at the University of Miami Libraries

  • Béatrice Colastin Skokan and Bryanna Valentine Herzog, University of Miami Libraries
  • Patricia Figueroa Sowers, Warmamas

Pit Crew Strategy: Maximizing Digitization Output and Access

  • Jessica Bright, The Revs Institute

Cleared to Land: Digitizing the Pan American World Airways, Inc., Records at the University of Miami (PDF)

  • Laura Capell and Gabriella Williams, University of Miami

What's Going On In This Picture: Describing Grant- Funded Photograph Collections 

  • Laura Marion and Claire Barnewolt, University of Florida (PDF)
  • Tara Backhouse, Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum (PDF)

Archon to ArchivesSpace Migration

  • Moderator: Rachel Walton, Rollins College
  • Wilhelmina Randtke, Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative
  • Mary Rubin, University of Central Florida
  • Katie McCormick, Florida State University

Using an Archives Practicum for Screening of Students (PDF)

  • Dean DeBolt, University of West Florida Libraries 

Rethinking Archival Instruction: Moving Beyond "The Cabinet of Curiosities" (PDF)

  • Rachel Walton, Rollins College
  • Florence Turcotte, University of Florida
  • Katie McCormick, Florida State University

This Old Headquarters: Miami Military Museum

  • Anthony D. Atwood, Ph.D.

Next Steps: Developing Your Preservation Plan

  • Laura Hortz-Stanton, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

Because We Care: Building Relationships Through Preservation (PDF)

  • Hannah Davis, Florida State University Libraries

Panel Session #2, Exploring Celebrations and the After Effects (PDF)

  • Michael Zaidman, JM Family Enterprises 
  • John Nemmers, University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries
  • Sandra A. Varry, Florida State University Libraries


Friday, May 10

Assisting the "U" Celebrate Desegregation and LGBT History
(Local Resources on Diversity | Pride Report |PPT: Assisting the U Celebrate Desegregation | Desegregation Timeline | LGBTQ History Timeline | Flyer: We Are Pioneers)

  • Koichi Tasa, Otto G. Richter Library, University of Miami

How clothing can generate political commentary: a discussion of the FAU Libraries exhibition, T-shirt as Political Vehicle (PDF)

  • Simone Clunie, Florida Atlantic University Libraries

Making Community Archives Relevant in the 21st Century through the Brown Bag Lunch Series at The Black Archives

  • Timothy Barber and Jocelyn Hurtado, The Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc.

Mosquitoes, Biomedical Education, and Special Collections: Engaging the Past and the Present to Promote an Unusual Archival Collection (PDF)

  • Bridget Bihm-Manuel and Nina Stoyan-Rosenzweig, University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries

Keynote Address by Dr. Paul George

Panel Session #3, Full Exposure: Public Programming and Outreach for the Archives

  • Rene Ramos, Lou Ellen Kramer, David Frassetto, and Kevin Wynn, Miami Dade College (PDF)

Ma'ams and Money: Stories of Miami's Women Entrepreneurs

  • Gena Meroth, Nova Southeastern University,
  • Annia Gonzalez, Florida International University

Free People of Color in Antebellum Florida: A Digital Archives (PDF)

  • Kenneth Lipartito and Jamie Rogers, Florida International University
  • Jairo Ledesma, Miami Dade College

Poster Session Exhibition

  • Escape the Library... using archives! Mary Rubin, University of Central Florida (PDF)
  • Implementing Facial Recognition Technology in a Municipal Archives Digitization Project. Rebecca Bakker, Florida International University (PDF)
  • The Institutional Repository and University Archives as Partners in Advancing Access to Materials. Jill Krefft and Rhia Rae, Florida International University
  • Opening the Closed Doors: National Park Service Collections Past, Present, and Future. Bonnie Ciolino, South Florida Collections Management Center
  • Sparking Joy in the UNF Rare Books Collection. Susan Swiatosz, University of North Florida (PDF)
  • Special and Rare materials: Bibliographic Cataloging and Metadata Initiatives Through a Visual History of Cuba and the Cuban Diaspora. Alejandra Barbón and Dania Vazquez, University of Miami Libraries

The Dreaded De-accessioning

  • Katharine Labuda and Rose Nicholson, Florida International University Libraries

The John L. Volk Collection (PDF)

  • Janet DeVries Naughton, Palm Beach State College
  • Shellie A. Labell, Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach

Diversity and Inclusion Practices: The Impact of Preserving Diverse Voices (PDF)

  • Kryslynn E. Collazo, University of South Florida

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