October is American Archives Month

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October is American Archives Month

October is American Archives Month and archives all around the country are celebrating. Here’s a hyperlinked list of events and exhibitions at an archives near you:

California Archives Month
Council of State Archivists

GLBT History Month – 31 Days, 31 Icons

Georgia Archives Month – Travel Back in Time

Illinois Historic Preservation Agency – Conference on Illinois History

Indiana Archives Month

Los Angeles Archives Bazaar – 23 October

Kentucky Archives Month

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference – Making Connections: Archives and Imagination

Oregon Archives Month

Society of American Archivists – I Found It At the Archives

Society of Tennessee Archivists

Smithsonian Archives Fair – 22 October

South Dakota State Historical Society – Close Encounters with History

Utah Archives Month – Saving Utah’s Heritage

Washington State Digital Archives – Hard Times: Struggles, Setbacks, and Recovery in Washington
Wisconsin Archives Month – Wisconsin State Historical Society

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About the Author:

Nancy Loe has an MA in American History and an MLS in Library Science and Archives. She has appeared on PBS’s American Experience, at Rootstech, SCGS Jamboree, and state and regional genealogy conferences. Her website was featured in Family Tree Magazine's “Social Media Mavericks: 40 to Follow.”