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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 …

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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 …

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CCDI Interns Explore the Power and Possibilities of Words with the Mary Church Terrell Papers

Posted by: Brian Foo

In the fall of 2023, Ide Amari Thompson and Madeline Toombs participated in the Archives, History and Heritage Advanced Internship Program (AHHA) as interns with the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) team. During their 10-week remote internship, they explored how transcript data of the Library’s Mary Church Terrell Papers could enable new forms of storytelling …

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CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Majestie Varnado, “Heavy is the Hair: Evolution of African Hair in America from the 17th c. to the 20th c.”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Majestie Varnado, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "Heavy is the Hair: Evolution of African Hair in America from the 17th c. to the 20th c."

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CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Victoria Dey, “The Process or The Product: Finding Balance with Institutional Deliverables”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Victoria Dey, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "Guide for Institutional Work With Underrepresented Community Members/Partners."

Apply to the 2024 Junior Fellows Program

Posted by: Donna Sokol

The Library of Congress is seeking applicants for its next Junior Fellows Program, a summer internship held remotely and onsite from May 20 to July 26, 2024. This 10-week, full-time paid internship is open to undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates interested in learning and conducting research using the resources of the largest library in …

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CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Samiah Sudler-Brooks, “The Journey to Our Rights: African American Activism from the 1900s-Present Day”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Samiah Sudler-Brooks, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "The Journey to Our Rights: African American Activism from the 1900s-Present Day."

A photo of Erica Quinones, a 2023 CCDI Junior Fellow.

CCDI Junior Fellow Spotlight: Erica Quinones, “Designing Liberation: Printing Queer Latinx Activism in the 1970s”

Posted by: Olivia Dorsey

In this guest post, Erica Quinones, a Summer 2023 Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Junior Fellow, describes her project, "Designing Liberation: Printing Queer Latinx Activism in the 1970s."