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2015 Archives Fair

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Friday, October 30, 2015
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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.

Registration now open for the 2015 Archives Fair

Register online

Join fellow archivists and information professionals to meet and discuss issues of interest to the profession.

Registration is required by October 25 for the Early Bird tour.

Registration is encouraged for other activities but walk-ins will be welcome.

Sign up now for:

  • Early Bird guided tour of National Archives Galleries at 8 a.m.
  • General Attendance to activities throughout the day
  • Live stream panel discussions on YouTube US National Archives YouTube Channel

Draft schedule:

8 a.m.Early Bird guided tour of National Archives galleries
9-9:30 a.m.Coffee and sign-in, visit exhibitor tables
9:30-9:45 a.m.Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Emcee John LeGloahec, National Archives and Records and Administration
  • National Archives Assembly President Chris Magee
  • Archivist of the United States, David S. Ferriero
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

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.Break & visit exhibitor tables
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

All panels will stream live on US National Archives YouTube Channel