Category Archives: regional

Monument Movements from Murfreesboro to Chapel Hill

Written by Alissa Kane, Graduate Assistant The weekend of September 6, 2019, I made a solo journey to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to present at the Art Student Graduate Association’s Fifth Annual Symposium in Art History (try saying that title … Continue reading

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Albert Gore Research Center’s 25th Anniversary

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist As we wrap up the 2018-2019 academic year, the Albert Gore Research Center’s 25th anniversary celebrations will also come to a close. Starting today through the beginning of May, we will post 25 highlights from … Continue reading

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Archive Spotlight: Charity Circle of Murfreesboro

Written by Marley Abbott, Graduate Assistant Marley previously created a resource guide on “Women’s Groups, Clubs, and Organizations in Murfreesboro,” which included Charity Circle of Murfreesboro. It is a great document to explore all year long, but especially during Women’s … Continue reading

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Burn It Down: Finding Nitrate Film in the Archive

Written by Casey Swank, Graduate Assistant The archivists and graduate assistants here at the Albert Gore Research Center have a running joke: if things in the archive start going south, just burn it down (truly, we ARE kidding). Little did … Continue reading

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The Importance of Primary Source Literacy

Written by Sarah Calise, Archivist Every year on September 8th, UNESCO celebrates International Literacy Day. This year’s conference in Paris focuses on the necessary skills to navigate literacy in a digital world. The rapid change and growth of the Internet … Continue reading

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A Still “Inconvenient Truth”

by Louis M. Kyriakoudes, Director, Albert Gore Research Center Today, the motion picture “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” opens in theaters across the country. The film is the follow-up to Al Gore’s 2006 Oscar-winning documentary on the climate crisis, … Continue reading

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“A Voice for Citizens, A Force for Change”

Written by Sarah Calise, graduate assistant It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas. I’m not even talking about Halloween. It’s election season, and, yes, it is wonderful. Exercising your constitutional right to vote is one of … Continue reading

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