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New Orleans – Top 9 Places to Visit

The Advantage Team is hopping on a boat and heading down the Mississippi to New Orleans (not literally, since “shipping” seems to take forever these days). The city of Jazz, colorful buildings, Mardi Gras, and French Beignets, New Orleans has plenty to offer for visitors. As a digital archive company, we naturally will place a […]

The Benefits of Digitizing Yearbooks

The Benefits of Digitizing Yearbooks Yearbooks are a window into the past of your community. More than any other material, they offer a snapshot of what life was like at a particular time or moment, on a local level. They open the door to a familiar past for individuals diving into genealogical research, or just […]

Chattanooga, Coralville and Manchester: Advantage Has Been on the Road

Chattanooga and ARSL Over the past month, Advantage has been on the road. It all started when The Advantage team hit the road and headed out to Chattanooga for The Association of Rural and Small Libraries Conference. Being someone who has never been to Chatanooga, I was beyond surprised at how a town with less […]

We will be attending the annual Iowa Library Association conference next week, will you?

We are pleased to announce that we will attend ILA next week in Coralville, Iowa. We will be in booth #7 and will be giving out bookmarks and rose gold pens. We would love it if you took a moment to stop by and chat. Did you know Advantage does more than just newspapers? Adding […]

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, […]

Rural and Small Libraries are the Foundation of American Libraries

Did you know… Rural and small libraries serve 1 in 4 Americans. There are 16,000 public libraries in the USA, and 4,000 of them are considered “rural library systems.” 1/4 of rural Americans don’t have access to internet greater than 25 Mbps, these communities rely on their library system’s internet connection. Computers with internet were […]

The Article That Fueled The Black Wall Street Massacre was Ripped from History

In May of 1921, a young Black shoeshiner named “Diamond” Dick Rowland was involved in an “incident” involving Sarah Page, a 17-year-old white elevator operator at the Drexel Building in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Rowland had gone to the Drexel to use the top-floor ‘colored’ restroom, which his employer had arranged for use by his Black employees. […]

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