Advantage Archives has three core values: Community, Partnership, and Engagement Community. It’s often thought of as a geographical location, but a community is any group of individuals that share a common thread. So if you live in a gated area, that’s a community, and if you’re a Vikings fan (SKOL), that’s a community, and if […]
His Dream: Looking Back At The Life Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
It is time to reflect on the impact the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has had on this country. We learned about Dr. King in the classroom, through documentaries, watching Hollywood movies, on the web, or in the countless books written about his life. These sources, when complemented with primary source materials, are invaluable […]
The New England Library Association Conference 2022
Officially chartered in 1963, the New England Library Association is a regional organization whose membership represents a wide range of library‑related interests. This past week Advantage has been at the New England Library Association Conference 2022 in Manchester, New Hampshire. We have been thankful to be given the opportunity to support this event as a […]
Who wants a free coffee mug?
Are you attending ARSL next week and want a free coffee mug? Follow the link below to our Community History Archives Community and follow the instructions in the ARSL 2022 thread to receive a mug. *Must be attending ARSL to be eligible.* Link to Register: https://communityhistoryarchives.com/arsl-2022-li3jtwwu/post/who-wants-a-free-coffee-mug-jzsSxaV1UWP2QXz
We are Excited to see you at ARSL next week
Advantage Archives is excited to be in Chatanooga next week at ARSL. We can’t wait to connect at the crossroads. Stop by and grab: Pens Foam Coffee Sleeves Bookmarks Sign Up and post in our community to receive our special item (Announcing Details September 7th) We will also have both of our Co-Founders, Chris Donohue, […]
Taking History Personally
She had a space set up in her family room at the bottom of the stairs. The wood paneled wall behind the table was covered in framed photos of ancestors who had passed long ago. A few documents and an old map hung next to those pictures. A small filing cabinet, two old office chairs, […]
12 Million Pages of Newspapers to be Preserved: State Historical Society of Iowa and Advantage Archives to microfilm and digitize state’s collection of newspapers
DES MOINES – The process to save the first draft of Iowa history just got a lot smoother. The State Historical Society of Iowa today unveiled a sweeping new plan to preserve more than 12 million pages of newspapers in its collection, giving Iowans greater access to more than 300 titles dating to the state’s […]