First Fridays: Kate Dietrick and Linnea Anderson
November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
First Fridays: Celebration!
This season we are celebrating the 20th anniversary of First Fridays in the Archives and Special Collections! Join us for presentations on anniversaries, beginnings, milestones, and memories throughout our collections.
“Two slight taps, the lifting of a baton”
Presented by Kate Dietrick, Archivist, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
As one of the oldest community orchestras in the country, the Minnesota JCC Symphony Orchestra has long been composed of musicians with day jobs from surgeon to postal carrier. Learn more and celebrate the recent anniversary of this notable musical group based out of the St. Paul Jewish Community Center.
“‘The Job is Never Done’ From the Progressive Era to the Covid Era in the Social Welfare History Archives”
Presented by Linnea Anderson, Archivist, Social Welfare History Archives
Explore unexpected and timely topics from the first collection donated to the Social Welfare History Archives and see the most recent digital collection related to the Covid response in New York City. Learn the famous figures, energetic graphics, and surprising connections with current issues in the records of Survey Associates, a Progressive Era publisher. See items from the Archives’ newest digital collections that document how social work organizations responded to the Covid pandemic.