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Archive: 2024 (16 Posts)

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2024 Junior Fellows Get to Work

Posted by: Donna Sokol

The Library welcomed 40 undergraduates, graduates and recent graduates to its Junior Fellows program on Monday, May 20. Twenty interns in the 2024 class will work on-site, while the other 20 will connect to the Library remotely. They all came together for the first time during an upbeat and informative orientation session, during which on-site …

CCDI Awardee Hoboken Public Library Explores the Puerto Rican Experience in America

Posted by: Isabel Brador

The Hoboken Public Library (HPL) is one of CCDI’s 2024 Libraries, Archives and Museum Awardees. The team began their project in December 2023 and will be presenting about their work at CCDI’s upcoming Summer Fuse 2024 event in Washington, D.C.  HPL is receiving $69,449.39 for their project, “The Puerto Rican Experience in Hoboken and America,” which explores …

An outdoor photo of a stilt walker dressed in blue on the street with trees and a blue sky in the background interacting with participants of the Goombay Festival in Miami

Catching-up with Community Collections Grant Recipients: Documenting Goombay and Little Bahamas of Coconut Grove, Miami

Posted by: Michelle Stefano

This is a guest post by Aarti Mehta-Kroll, co-leader of the 2024 American Folklife Center Community Collections Grant project, Documenting Goombay and Little Bahamas of Coconut Grove. This post is part of the Library of Congress Of the People blog series featuring awardees of the American Folklife Center’s Community Collections Grants program.

Recording of CCDI’s 2023 Awardee Project Celebration Available Online!

Posted by: Isabel Brador

The recording of the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative’s  2023 Awardee Project Celebration is now available online!  CCDI’s Higher Education and Libraries, Archives and Museums awardees wowed audiences with their projects and shared their experiences using and re-mixing the Library’s digital collection collections. Keep reading below for a brief synopsis of each project.   University of …

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AHHA Intern Spotlight: Le’Evelyn Hammett

Posted by: Donna Sokol

We regularly feature the interns whose hard work positively impacts the Library. Today’s interview is with a 2023 participant in the Archives, History and Heritage Advanced (AHHA) internship program, Le’Evelyn Hammett. The Library is accepting applications until April 22, 2024 for the fall cohort. Read more about the internship and how to apply on the …

A promotional graphic featuring information about the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative' Summer Fuse 2024 event on June 24, 2024.

Register Now for CCDI’s Summer Fuse 2024

Posted by: Isabel Brador

Join us!  The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) will host its third Annual Summer Fuse event on Monday, June 24, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. This virtual event will feature presentations from our 2024 CCDI Award Recipients, a Community-Engaged AI Panel, and CCDI Junior Fellows and AHHA intern.    Click here to register for the event! …

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2024 AHHA Internship Applications Open

Posted by: Donna Sokol

This is a guest post by Diana Gibbs, program manager for the AHHA internship program.    The Library of Congress welcomes applications now through Monday, April 22, 2024 for the 2024 session of the Archives, History and Heritage Advanced (AHHA) Internship Program. Doors are open to candidates located throughout the United States: AHHA includes options …