Library EventArchives Crawl

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:30pm

02/24/2018 10:00am 02/24/2018 5:30pm Archives Crawl Learn more about local resources and archival items available at the Iowa City Public Library in the newly expanded Computer Lab. Library staff and speakers from local historical groups will share insights into collecting and preserving history. 11:00-11:15 am – How to Find My Ancestors, a genealogy workshop 11:30 am-11:45 am– Giving Your Personal History a Digital Makeover 12:00-12:15 pm – Historic Preservation: The Original Whole-House Makeover, Friends of Historic Preservation 12:30-12:45 pm – Local History resources at ICPL, or “What Really Happened Back in the Day?” 1:00-1:15 pm – Iowa City’s Most Famous Athlete You Never Heard Of 1:30-1:45 pm – Curating the 2006 Tornado Tour: Building a Strong Collection with the Community 2:00-2:15 pm – Johnson County Historical Society: Who We are and What We Do 2:30-2:45 pm – CSI: Investigating a Murder with Local History Resources Friends of Historic Preservation, the Johnson County Historical Society and Historic Foodies will also be represented at the library. For more information on the other Archives Crawl participants, please visit: https://obermann.uiowa.edu/events/iowa-city-archives-crawl Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room E, Digital Media Lab

Learn more about local resources and archival items available at the Iowa City Public Library in the newly expanded Computer Lab. Library staff and speakers from local historical groups will share insights into collecting and preserving history.

11:00-11:15 am – How to Find My Ancestors, a genealogy workshop
11:30 am-11:45 am– Giving Your Personal History a Digital Makeover
12:00-12:15 pm – Historic Preservation: The Original Whole-House Makeover, Friends of Historic Preservation
12:30-12:45 pm – Local History resources at ICPL, or “What Really Happened Back in the Day?”
1:00-1:15 pm – Iowa City’s Most Famous Athlete You Never Heard Of
1:30-1:45 pm – Curating the 2006 Tornado Tour: Building a Strong Collection with the Community
2:00-2:15 pm – Johnson County Historical Society: Who We are and What We Do
2:30-2:45 pm – CSI: Investigating a Murder with Local History Resources

Friends of Historic Preservation, the Johnson County Historical Society and Historic Foodies will also be represented at the library. For more information on the other Archives Crawl participants, please visit: https://obermann.uiowa.edu/events/iowa-city-archives-crawl

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.

DML is closed to members during event.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Obermann Center for Advanced Studies

Cosponsor Name: Jennifer New

Cosponsor Phone: 319-335-4034

Cosponsor Email: Jennifer-New@uiowa.edu