May 19, 2022

Video Recording of NARA’s “Archives Fair 2015” Now Online

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Archives Fair 2015 took place on Friday, October 30, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

The Archives Fair is an annual event for archivists and related cultural heritage professionals to meet and exchange ideas about the profession. It is sponsored by the National Archives Assembly together with the DC Caucus of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) and the Smithsonian Institution Archives and Special Collections Council

Archives Fair 2015 Agenda

9:30-9:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

John LeGloahec, National Archives and Records and Administration
Chris Magee, National Archives Assembly President
David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

9:45-11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: Archives Related to WWII Japanese American Confinement Sites

Rihoko Ueno & Barbara Aikens, Archives of American Art
John Martinez and Markus Most, NARA-UMD Information School- Tule Lake project
David Haberstich, Archives Center at the National Museum of American History

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch on your own & visit exhibitor tables

12:30-2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Beyond the Processed Box: Unearthing the Research Muse through the D.C. Africana Archives Project

Haley Bryant, MA Student, GWU
Theodora Danylevich, PhD Candidate, GWU
Anton House. PhD Candidate, Howard University

Moderated by Doretha Williams, Project Director, and Alex Krensky, Project Archivist

2:30-4:00 p.m. Project updates panel

SNAC: Jerry Simmons and Amanda Ross, NARA
Friends of DC Archives
Collection Match update: Dawn Sherman-Fells and Meghan Ryan Guthorn, NARA

Direct to Archives Fair 2015 Web Page

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