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Saturday, August 17 • 8:00am - 9:30am
SESSION 605 - All for One and One for All: State Archives and Effective Archival Advocacy

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Increasingly under attack in challenging fiscal climates, state archives have been at the forefront of using the tools of advocacy to strengthen their business case, and their efforts provide useful examples of grassroots advocacy techniques to colleagues across the archival spectrum. Join four state archives officials as they offer examples of their advocacy efforts and lessons learned from the "boots on the ground" efforts needed to reinforce the importance of your repository to a multitude of stakeholders.

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Jessica Lacher-Feldman

Exhibits and Special Projects Manager, University of Rochester

Kaye Minchew

Executive Director, Troup County Historical Society and Archives
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Steve Murray

Director, Alabama Department of Archives and History
Steve Murray is director of the Alabama Department of Archives & History. Prior to joining the agency in 2006, he was managing editor of the online Encyclopedia of Alabama. Ask him about the state's commemoration of statehood in 2019, its 200th year!
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Kathleen Roe

Director of Operations (Retired), New York State Archives (Retired)
SAA past-president, 2014-2015. Director of Archives and Records Management Operations at the NY State Archives (retired). Holds advanced degrees in History from Michigan State University and in library/archival administration from Wayne State University. Fellow and immediate past-president... Read More →

Melanie Sturgeon

Director, History and Archives, Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records

Saturday August 17, 2013 8:00am - 9:30am CDT
Grand Salon 9/12

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