Representatives from the Joseph A. Labadie Collection at the University of Michigan Library, the Trump Protest Archive, the Chicago Protest Collection at the Newberry Library, WITNESS and the Preserve the Baltimore Uprising Archive discuss archiving social protest, based on their practices and experiences working with and building various contemporaneous as well as historical collections. We invite you to read through the responses by author or by question.
Archiving Social Protest
Martha Briggs, Catherine Grandgeorge, Alison Hinderliter, Eric Gonzaba, Julie Herrada, Yvonne Ng, Joe Tropea
What social-protest materials does your institution or organization collect, and how do you acquire material?Read the Responses
What particular opportunities and challenges do social-protest archives face?Read the Responses
How do people use your material? What uses do you hope to enable?Read the Responses
What is the relationship between social protest and social-protest archiving?Read the Responses