Hello all! It’s been a while since a project update so I thought I’d take a chance here to make some updates. Metadata creation continues. I am finally wrapping up microfilm metadata and I’m making good progress through photograph folder description. For the fall, the focus of my time will gradually shift away from metadata creation as that wraps up and move towards content models, data models and workflows for ingesting metadata into ArchivesSpace and Compass. More to come on those models and workflows as we work through them.
By: Gracie Elliott, YWCA of the USA digitization project student assistant
Content Warning: This post talks about activism surrounding sexual violence.
I thought this week, in the spirit of staying inspired and fighting back, I would do some digging into the Y.W.C.A. archive to find examples of incredible activist women who have been on the frontline of fights like these, throughout history. It has been a rewarding, exciting and inspirational dig into the archive, and I am excited to share what I have found. Continue reading
The YWCA records have recently made it over to their new home and its great to have them close by again! My day to day descriptions and workflows do not require me to have the physical object on hand at … Continue reading