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Archives: Smithsonian Calling

Confession. After graduation, I applied and was turned down for not one but three Smithsonian Institution internships. Sometimes I still feel sad when I think about all the things that I could have learned there. But, now the Smithsonian has made it … Continue reading

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Genealogy: Find A Grave

Have you ever entered a surname into a search engine bar and noticed that one or more of your hits was for findagrave.com? Have you ever gone to the site and used findagrave.com’s own search tools? Doing so can bring forth surprising results … Continue reading

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Indexing: We’re All in this Together

Many archivists find admirable ways to serve their professional or local communities by offering their time on committees, at their local library or family history center, or speaking at workshops. One way I have decided to give back since graduating … Continue reading

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