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A photo of Stant Kirtley. (Photo Credit: Frank S. Milburn, September 1947)

2023 CCDI Libraries, Archives, Museums Recipients: Boone County Public Library

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed Boone County Public Library (BCPL), one of CCDI's 2023 Libraries, Archives, Museums recipients. This post offers details about their project, "African Americans of the Kentucky Borderlands: Utilizing Library of Congress Collections."

Healthcare is a Right Not a Privilege Mural in South Broadway (Lead muralist Joe Stephenson. Mural apprentices: Pauline Martinez, Angel Pavia, Katia Perez, Izaiah Ramos, and Cristian "Danny" Ruiz.)

2023 CCDI Higher Education Recipients: University of New Mexico

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed the University of New Mexico (UNM), one of CCDI's 2023 Higher Education recipients. This post offers details about Dr. Natasha Howard's project, "Remember the South Broadway—Albuquerque, New Mexico's Oldest African American Community."

Morgan Lloyd leads a tour group in The Philadelphia Black Metropolis Walking Tour, an HSP and Black Docent Collective collaborative program that leads guests on a walk through the spaces where Black Philadelphians lived, worshipped, attended school and supported charities and social causes. (Photo Credit: Justina Barrett)

2023 CCDI Libraries, Archives, Museums Recipients: Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

The Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team interviewed Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP), one of CCDI's 2023 Libraries, Archives, Museums recipients. This post offers details about their project, "Resurrecting Voices: The Philadelphia Black Experience."

A woman records a young man speaking as they sit together at a table

CCDI at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

Posted by: Deanna McCray-James

Guest post by Sara Augustin, a 2023 Office of Communications Junior Fellow Of the People: Widening the Path is proud to announce our presence at this year’s Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVFF) which will take place at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center in Oak Bluffs, MV next week. Celebrating its 21st year, …

Portrait of Eliana Carter, a young woman with dark hair.

LOCI Intern Spotlight: Eliana Carter

Posted by: Donna Sokol

We regularly feature the interns whose hard work positively impacts the Library. Today’s interview is with a 2022 participant in the Fall cohort of the Library of Congress Internships (LOCI) program, Eliana Carter.   Describe your background. My name is Eliana Carter, and I was born and raised in the small agricultural town of Winters …