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Virginia Tech: Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network

Archive-It Partner Since: May, 2007

Organization Type: Colleges & Universities

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Virginia Tech, with funding from the US National Science Foundation through grant IIS-0916733, is leading an international consortia to build a human and computing network to collect, archive, organize, and provide ready access for scholars, professionals, and the public interested in supporting ongoing recovery of communities that have faced a crisis or tragedy. In scope are school shootings and all other types of man-made or natural disasters. We welcome involvement of those with relevant content or who are interested in developing collections, as well as those seeking or promoting deeper understanding of CTR.

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Alabama University Shooting

Archived since: Feb, 2010


Information Related to the February 12, 2010 shooting at the University of Alabama.

Subject:   Shooting University Alabama,  United States

April 16 Archive

Archived since: May, 2007


The April 16 Web Archive captures a wide variety of content related to the April 16, 2007 tragedy at Virginia Tech. It includes memorial and tribute sites, commercial and non-commercial media, and other relevant web-based materials. This collection was specifically developed as a complement to the April 16 Archive (, which is dedicated to collecting and preserving individual stories, images, and files related to the events of April 16.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting virginia tech campus shooting violence,  United States

East River Helicopter Crash ( October 5th, 2011)

Archived since: Oct, 2011


The Private Helicopter Crashed in to East River, killing one passenger and injuring three on October 4th 2011

Subject:   Spontaneous Events EastRiver Helicopter Crash Rescue,  United States ,  NewYork

Gunman Reported at Virginia Tech (Aug. 2011)

Archived since: Aug, 2011


Three juveniles, who were attending a summer camp, reported a gunman at VT campus in Aug. 2011.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events virginia tech Gunman,  United States

Hurricane Irene ( Aug 2011 )

Archived since: Sep, 2011


Hurricane Irene was a Atlantic Hurricane that left extensive flood and wind damage along its path through the Caribbean, the United States East Coast and as far north as Atlantic Canada in 2011 between the dates August 21st - August 26th, 2011. Irene caused widespread destruction and atleast 54 deaths, the monetary losses to the Caribbean could be as high as US $3.1 billion and around 7 billion dollars in United States (early damage estimates).

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Irene Hurricane Caribbean United States East Coast Atlantic Canada,  United States

South-Eastern US Storms

Archived since: Apr, 2011


Storms and tornadoes in the south-eastern part of US in Apr 2011

Subject:   Spontaneous Events storms,  United States ,  South-Eastern

Texas Wild fire 2011

Archived since: Sep, 2011


The 2011 Texas wildfires are an ongoing series of wildfires that peaked in April and May 2011 and by September 5 had burned over 3,582,000 acres across Texas, United States.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  United States ,  Wild Fire Texas

Tucson Shootings

Archived since: Jan, 2011


Collection pertaining to shootings in Tucson, AZ in Jan 2011.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting,  United States ,  Arizona

Virginia Earthquake (Aug 23rd, 2011)

Archived since: Sep, 2011


The 2011 Virginia earthquake occurred on August 23, 2011, at 1:51 pm EDT (17:51 UTC) in the Piedmont region of the U.S. state of Virginia. The epicenter, in Louisa County, was 38 miles (61 km) northwest of Richmond and 5 miles (8.0 km) south-southwest of the town of Mineral. The earthquake, along with a magnitude-5.8 1944 quake on the New York-Ontario border, is the largest to have occurred in the U.S. east of the Rocky Mountains since an 1897 quake centered in Giles County in western Virginia[5][6] whose magnitude has been estimated as 5.8 or 5.9. The damage was estimated by one risk-modeling firm at $200 million to $300 million, of which about $100 million was insured

Subject:   Spontaneous Events earthquake,  United States ,  Virginia

Virginia Tech Shootings ( December 8th 2011)

Archived since: Dec, 2011


The shootings happened in VirginiaTech where two people are shot

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Universities & Libraries Shooting virginia tech,  United States

Virgnia Tech April16 Shootings Remembrance

Archived since: Apr, 2010


Virginia Tech April16 Shootings Remembrance

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting virginia tech,  United States ,  Memorial

Youngstown Shootings

Archived since: Feb, 2011


Feb 2011 shootings in Youngstown, OH

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Shooting campus shooting,  United States ,  Ohio

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