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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Archive-It Partner Since: Oct, 2017

Organization Type: Public Libraries & Local Governments

Organization URL: https://www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg   

Description:

The Web Archive Collections include websites, online audio and video, blogs, and other media, organized around specific topics, events, or movements, as well as the Schomburg Center’s own web pages. Collections are developed and curated around certain topics relating to the Schomburg Center and Black culture. Depending on collection guidelines and the nature of individual websites, websites may be archived at regularly scheduled intervals, such as semi-annual or quarterly. Development of the Schomburg Center’s web archiving program is made possible with generous support from Community Webs, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Internet Archive, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s generous support for the #SchomburgSyllabus project under the Scholarly Communications grant structure. The #SchomburgSyllabus project aims to document 21st century global Black life by continuing the development of the #HashtagSyllabusMovement web archive collection and connecting today’s digital creations with the Schomburg Center’s historical collections. Founded in 1925 and named a National Historic Landmark in 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world’s leading cultural institutions devoted to the preservation, research, interpretation, and exhibition of materials focused on African American, African Diasporan, and African experiences.

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#HashtagSyllabusMovement

Archived since: Oct, 2017

Description:

Inspired by the Hashtag Syllabi have been developed mostly by scholar-activists since 2014, the #HashtagSyllabusMovement web archive collection contains educational materials such as crowdsourced syllabi and public reading lists highlighting Black cultural production, race, police violence, and other social justice issues within the Black community.

Subject:   Society & Culture Blogs & Social Media Politics & Elections Syllabi, Reading Lists

Artists and Art Organizations

Archived since: Nov, 2018

Description:

Collection of web resources related to Black artists and Black art organizations and publications.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Blogs & Social Media Society & Culture

Black Collecting and Literary Initiatives

Archived since: Mar, 2019

No description.

Black Politicians National Elections 2018 - Present

Archived since: Nov, 2018

Description:

Collection of campaign websites featuring Black women running for public office in the 2018 midterm elections. The number of women running has been coined #TheChisholmEffect. This collection also includes the Black men running and also candidates running for president for 2020.

Subject:   Politics & Elections Arts & Humanities Government - National

Digital Schomburg

Archived since: May, 2018

Description:

Collection of Schomburg created digital exhibits that highlight specific history, events, and people important to the understanding of the Black experience.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Society & Culture Universities & Libraries

Harlem Blogs

Archived since: Dec, 2018

No description.

Novel Coronavirus COVID-19

Archived since: Apr, 2020

Description:

This collection centers and documents the African diasporan experiences of COVID-19 including racial disparities in health outcomes and access, the impact on Black-owned businesses, and cultural production. The collection also seeks to document the community impact on New York City through state and local news, and government responses to COVID-19.

Subject:   Society & Culture Government Science & Health

Schomburg Blogs

Archived since: Mar, 2019

Description:

Collection of blog post written by Schomburg staff. Topics highlight collections, current events, and people.

Subject:   Blogs & Social Media Universities & Libraries

Schomburg Livestream Archive

Archived since: Jun, 2018

Description:

Various recordings addressing issues related to the Black Diaspora with invited guests representing the arts, academia etc.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Society & Culture Universities & Libraries Public Lectures/Talks

Schomburg Press

Archived since: Jun, 2020

Description:

Collection of press articles related to the Schomburg Center’s events, acquisitions, and collection research.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Universities & Libraries

The Green Book Web Resources

Archived since: Mar, 2019

Description:

Collection of resources that feature stories and scholarship about the Green Book travel guides, the film Green Book, and the creators, Victor and Alma Green.

Subject:   Arts & Humanities Blogs & Social Media Society & Culture

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