Join archivists, museum curators, librarians, and history professionals from all across the DFW area at the Dallas Heritage Village on Sunday, October 14, 2018, from 1-5pm for the DFW Archives Bazaar. Professionals from institutions like UNT, SMU, UT-Dallas, Fort Worth and Dallas Public Library, Dallas Holocaust Museum, The Amon Carter Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, NARA, and the Sixth Floor Museum (just to name a few) are responsible for helping to preserve the history and culture of communities in North Texas. They will be on hand to share their knowledge and help preserve your history.
What you can see/do/learn:
Let the professionals show you the cool items that they have in their collections.
Learn how to preserve and digitize rare materials.
Learn how to conduct oral histories in your community.
Learn how to access historic research materials.
Other events during the Bazaar:
The event is free and open to everyone -- what a great way to experience Texas' diverse history! At the demo booths and interactive exhibit guests can learn how to preserve their family treasures, interview family members about their own history, digitize family memories, and much more. Other attractions include a full slate of speakers and sessions featuring historic film. At the "Ask an Archivist" Station, professional archivists will be available to answer your questions! Have a future archivist in the family? Students can learn about archival career options and get advice on schools, programs, and internships at the career booth.
In addition to the exhibitors and demos, there will be a door prizes, trivia, and more. All attendees of the DFW Archives Bazaar will receive free access to the rest of Dallas Heritage Village and everyone is encouraged to picnic on the grounds (food and beverages will also be available for purchase).
Learn all about the history of North Texas and the people that help preserve it for the next generation!