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October 31, 2011

Thank you for a successful STA2011…

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I want to extend my heartfelt thanks to everyone who helped make STA2011 a success! Thank you for your support of STA. I’m looking forward to serving the needs of our membership in the year ahead…
http://posterityproject.blogspot.com/2011/10/thank-you-for-successful-sta2011.html

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October 24, 2011

Job Post: Director of the Washington County Archives

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The Washington County Archives is currently looking for a director. Here’s the formal job announcement recently submitted to STA for distribution to our members:
Washington County, Tennessee, the original county of Tennessee founded in 1777, is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of Director of the Washington County Archives. The successful candidate will have [...]

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October 19, 2011

STA2011 – Two outstanding tours on our schedule

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Two outstanding tours are on the schedule for the upcoming STA2011 Annual Meeting next week Disciples of Christ Historical Society and Vanderbilt Special Collections are hosting tours of their facilities. Click here for details.
It’s not too late to register. I hope to see you there!

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October 17, 2011

STA2011 – Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree by Lisa Alther

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Lisa Alther will speak to the Society of Tennessee Archivists during our STA2011 Awards Banquet on October 27th. Ms. Alther is the best-selling author of Kinfolks: Falling Off the Family Tree – The Search for My Melungeon Ancestors. In KINFOLKS, Lisa Alther chronicles her search for the missing branches of her [...]

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October 14, 2011

STA2011 – Tennessee’s Digital Newspaper Project

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One of the highlights of the upcoming Society of Tennessee Archivists annual meeting is a session by Louisa Trott, Coordinator for the Tennessee Digital Newspaper Program…
Hot Off the Press: An Introduction to the Tennessee Digital Newspaper Project
Presented by Louisa Trott, Coordinator, Tennessee Digital Newspaper Program
The National Digital Newspaper Program, a partnership between the National [...]

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October 12, 2011

STA2011 – Keynote address by John Seigenthaler

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John Seigenthaler, founder of the First Amendment Center, will deliver the keynote address for the Society of Tennessee Archivists annual meeting on Oct. 27th, touching on his many years of experience as a journalist, public servant, Civil Rights activist, and First Amendment advocate.
Visit The Posterity Project for more details.

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October 4, 2011

STA2011 – Nannie Haskins Civil War Dairies

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Because 2011 is the start of the Civil War Sesquicentennial, in addition to genealogy we also wanted to highlight some important archival projects related to the Civil War. On Thursday, Oct. 27th, Dr. Minoa Uffelman from Austin Peay State University, along with Ellen Kanervo, Sarah Kanervo, Phyllis Smith, and Eleanor Williams will [...]

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October 3, 2011

October is Tennessee Archives Month!

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[Cross-posted on The Posterity Project]
The month of October is upon us, and that means it is American Archives Month. Here in Tennessee, the Society of Tennessee Archivists is marking this annual celebration with the publication of its annual advocacy poster for Tennessee Archives Month…

This year’s theme for the STA2011 conference is “Roots: Unearthing Family History [...]