Washington, DC Area

2014 Archives Fair

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Thursday, April 3, 2014
9:30-4:00 pm
Twitter: @usnatarchives #ArchivesFair


National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20408

Enter through the Special Events Entrance of the Archives I building on 7th St. and Constitution Ave.


8:30-9:30 Coffee Hour & Exhibit Hall
9:30-10:00 Welcome & AOTUS Introduction
10:00-11:30 Panel Discussion: Crowdsourcing for Enhanced Archival Access
  • Elissa Frankle (US Holocaust Memorial Museum) Moderator
  • Helena Zinkham (LOC)
  • Ching-Hsien Wang (Smithsonian)
  • Meredith Stewart (NARA)
11:30-1:00 Lunch & Exhibit Hall
1:00-2:30 Panel Discussion: Monuments Men Archives
  • Barbara Aikens (Smithsonian)
  • Dr. Greg Bradsher (NARA)
  • Maygene Daniels (National Gallery of Art Archives)
2:30-2:45 Break & Exhibit Hall
2:45-3:15 National Archival Authorities Cooperative (NAAC)
  • John Martinez (NARA)
  • Jerry Simmons (NARA)
3:15-3:45 Donations Partnership Database
  • Dawn Sherman-Fells (NARA)
  • Meghan Ryan Guthorn (NARA)
3:45-4:00 Closing Remarks & Exhibit Hall


In-person participants: email specialevents@nara.gov with subject line "Archives Fair". Please include your name and institution in the email (optional, but recommended).

Online participants: Use the followng event URLs:

Morning Session

9:30 to 11:30 am
Link to: http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=763730&s=1&k=56E5BFA2C88C84E866AA2636466C5C4F

Afternoon Session

1:00 to 4:00 pm
Link to: http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=763743&s=1&k=58E6B5DEBA74D123C555FC5087D154C5

Please Note:
  1. Must use Internet Explorer to work correctly
  2. Users must click both URLs during the appropriate AM and PM schedule time to view the event
  3. webcast compatible with Citrix
  4. this is a public event (available to non-NARA users)

Recommended that participants pre-register in advance of the actual event so you can:

  1. test your system
  2. complete the required registration (name, email address)

See example, below.

screenshot showing online registration

Please see the Audience System Requirements sheet for further guidance

The atrium outside the McGowan Theater will serve as an exhibit hall for archival groups and organizations.

If interested in reserving a exhibit table for the Archives Fair, please contact Ellen.Mulligan@nara.gov.