May 21, 2022

Massachusetts Hip-Hop Archive Holding Public Digitization Event at Boston Public Library


Members of the local hip-hop community are being invited to bring pictures, recordings, flyers, magazines and other unique memorabilia to the Boston Public Library in Copley Square on Saturday. The materials will be digitally added to the Massachusetts Hip-Hop Archive launched by the University of Massachusetts-Boston in 2016.

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The event, titled “Show ‘Em Whatcha Got,” is part of UMass Boston’s Mass. Memories Road Show series, an ongoing history project in which members of the public are invited to donate personal memorabilia to the university’s archives. “Show ‘Em Whatcha Got” is its “Hip-Hop Edition,” and the images collected will be added to the

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Direct to Massachusetts Hip-Hop Archive Website/Search Interface (via UMass Boston Healey Library)

See Also: New Hip-Hop Archive Is A Time Machine Back to the Electrifying Early Days Of Boston Rap (November 18, 2016)

See Also: Official Boston Public Library Announcement

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