Category Archives: Events

Fries Textile Plant Records Processing Project Post-Mortem

Here I am, on the final day of my grant-funded project to process the records of the Fries Textile Plant. It’s been a fun year, and I’ve truly enjoyed working on this project. Wrapping it up the past couple of weeks, I’ve found myself quite pleased wit… Continue reading

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Holding the Light: April 16th Remembrance Exhibits on display April 8-18, 2019

“Holding the Light,” is one of two exhibits that will be displayed on the second floor commons in Virginia Tech’s Newman Library as the university observes its 2019 Day of Remembrance. The exhibit, on display Thursday, April 8 through Tuesday April 18,… Continue reading

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Commemorating a Sherwood Anderson Anniversary

I’ll be honest. I’ve written about Sherwood Anderson on the blog before. Three times, to be more precise. And this makes four, but for a good reason. Among his many works, Sherwood Anderson was the author of Winesburg, Ohio, a collection of… Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: April 5, 2019

The Peacock-Harper Culinary History Friends are hosting an upcoming luncheon on April 5, 2019, in Roanoke. Please note that registration for the event is due by March 27, 2019. A downloadable flyer (same as the image below) and registration form are at… Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: April 5, 2019

The Peacock-Harper Culinary History Friends are hosting an upcoming luncheon on April 5, 2019, in Roanoke. Please note that registration for the event is due by March 27, 2019. A downloadable flyer (same as the image below) and registration form are at… Continue reading

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Teaching for a New Audience: One Archivist’s Adventure

This semester, I embarked on a new adventure: Teaching a Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) class! From their website: “The Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech is a member-driven, volunteer organization that draws on the wealth of academi… Continue reading

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Altered Images and Words: A Call for Creative Submissions

Make an animation. Make a gif. Make a collage. Write some microfiction. Write a poem. Get out your digital black-out marker to create some redacted poetry. Make something entirely unique that was inspired by an image or string of text. Remix and stretc… Continue reading

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