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Friday, August 16 • 9:30am - 10:30am
SESSION 310 - Disability: Uncovering Our Hidden History

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Disability challenges the archival profession's current perspective on diversity, which under-represents people with disabilities. This session centers on strategies to incorporate disability more overtly into diversity considerations. Floyd provides an understanding of how to document disability history based on her experience developing a regional disability archives. White shares the results of a survey of reading room accessibility.

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Lora Davis

Assistant Archivist, Colgate University
Lora Davis is the Assistant Archivist in Special Collections and University Archives at the Colgate University Libraries in Hamilton, New York. Lora received her Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the Archival Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in December 2011. She also holds a MA in the history of industrialization and technology from the University of Delaware’s Hagley Graduate Program, and a BA... Read More →
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Barbara Floyd

Director for Special Collections & University Archivist, University of Toledo
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Sara White

Archival Assistant, Wisconsin Historical Society


Friday August 16, 2013 9:30am - 10:30am
Grand Salon 3/6

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