Reading: Make Roanoke Queer Again

The latest issue of¬†The Public Historian¬†featured a number of great articles including "Make Roanoke Queer Again: Community History and Urban Change in a Southern City" by Gregory Rosethal. This article explores the specifics of interpreting queer history in Roanoke, Virgina but also focuses more broadly on queer community history projects, resistance through grassroots history, and … Continue reading Reading: Make Roanoke Queer Again

Archival Advocacy: Beyond History for the Sake of History

"Think creatively --and beyond the confines of regular archival management.  We live in a service economy---and archives can provide an array of services to a variety of clients.  Be entrepreneurial when seeking opportunities....the work of managing records for others may well mean far more in terms of meeting both internal and external needs and objects … Continue reading Archival Advocacy: Beyond History for the Sake of History