The Spelman College Archives invites you to an exciting event this Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10:00 am – 4:15 pm. Funded by the Georgia Humanities Council, “Document
ing Our Experiences: African American Women in Atlanta” is free and open to the public, consisting of a panel discussion and three workshops led by prominent archivists and researchers. The program will be held at Families First, 80 Joseph Lowery Blvd, NW, Atlanta, GA 30314.
Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall will open up the event, followed by a panel discussion with three humanities scholars: Dr. Michelle Hite (Spelman College), Dr. Sheri Davis-Faulkner (Georgia Tech) and Dr. Jacqueline Rouse (Georgia State University).
In addition, three workshops led by knowledgeable practitioners will focus on:
- Basic Preservation Tips (Aletha Moore and Tiffany Atwater, Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library Archives)
- Conductiong Genealogical Research (Tamika Strong, Afro American Genealogical Society, Atlanta Chapter)
- Best Practices for Conducting Oral Histories (Dr. Gloria Gayles, Spelman’s ISIS Project, and Daniel Horowitz Garcia, Regional Director, StoryCorps Atlanta)
You can register for the event on the Spelman Archives website: