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Friday, August 5 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
502 - A Call to Action: Archiving the Memorial Materials from Mother Emanuel AME Church

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In this companion discussion to "I Second That Emotion" (session 109), members of the Charleston Archives, Libraries, and Museums Council (aka CALM) discuss in more detail the many aspects of the Emanuel AME memorial project and the difficulties the archivists involved faced as they worked across multiple institutions and tiers of hierarchy (religious, private, municipal, and non-profit) to coordinate efforts for the preservation and documentation of the enormous outpouring of materials stemming from this national tragedy.

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Celeste Wiley

Visual Materials Archivist, South Carolina Historical Society
Anything photography related, conservation, preservation

Speakers
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Melissa J. Bronheim

Associate Archivist, Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston
Melissa Bronheim is the Associate Archivist for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charleston in South Carolina. Prior to joining the diocese, Melissa worked as a project archivist for the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, a digital archivist for the Lowcountry Digital Library, and an intern and volunteer for Historic Charleston Foundation. She is currently a board member for the Association of Diocesan Archivist, a... Read More →
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Melissa Buchanan

Curator of Collections, Patriots Point
Melissa Buchanan is the collections curator at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Mt. Pleasant, SC. She graduated from the College of Charleston in 2003 with a bachelor's in history and from the University of West Georgia in 2008 with a master's in history concentrating in public history. She became a certified archivist in 2014.
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Virginia Ellison

Archivist, South Carolina Historical Society
Virginia Ellison is the Archivist at the South Carolina Historical Society where she oversees archival operations and works with patrons in the library. She attended the College of Charleston, where she earned a B.S. in anthropology, received her Master's in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina in 2011 and attended the Georgia Archives Institute in June 2012. She has been a member of CALM for five years.
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Brooke Fox

University Archivist, Medical University of South Carolina
Brooke Fox is University Archivist at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and an Associate Professor in the Department of Library Science and Informatics. She joined the MUSC Waring Historical Library in August 2007 after five years as archivist for the Office of NIH History, National Institutes of Health. Ms. Fox received her MS in Library and Information Science from Simmons College in Boston and is a Certified Archivist.
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Katie Gray

Archivist, Charleston County Public Library
Katie Gray serves as the Archivist for the Charleston County Public Library, where she has been employed since 1999. She holds a MLIS from the University of South Carolina and a BS in Biology from Winthrop University. Ms. Gray is a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists and is active in the South Carolina Archival Association and the Charleston Archives, Libraries, and Museums Council.
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Georgette Mayo

Processing Archivist, Avery Center for African American History
Ms Mayo has been a Archivist for the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, College of Charleston for the past 10 years. She received her BA in African American Studies (Phi Beta Kappa) and master's degrees in Library Science and Public History, with a concentration in Archival Management from the University of South Carolina. Her research interest is African American Women's history.
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Meg Moughan

Records Manager, City of Charleston
Meg holds a Master of Arts and Master of Science degree with a concentration in American History and Archives and Records Management from Simmons College. She has over 15 years of experience working as an archivist, librarian, and records manager. Previously, she has held the archivist positions at the American College of the Building Arts, Medical University of South Carolina, Western Connecticut State University, and the South Caroliniana... Read More →


Friday August 5, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Grand Ballroom West Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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