Historical Archives Once Silenced Marginalized Voices. Now Pandemic Archivists Want Them to Be Heard

screen shots of ephemeral online media related to COIVD-19 Courtesy of The Chronicle of Higher Education

As digital and community archivists gather tweets, emails, Zoom screen captures, photos, and other digital ephemera realted to COVID-19, The Chronicle of Philanthropy considers efforts of groups such as Los Angeles Poverty Department to preserve material for the historical record, as well as those by Documenting the Now to help the field writ large to navigate issues of preserving history, protecting privacy, and reflecting a diversity of experiences.

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Marc Perry, "Historical Archives Once Silenced Marginalized Voices. Now Pandemic Archivists Want Them to Be Heard," The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 3, 2020.