Archives Day 2001

ARCHIVES AND HISTORY DAY
Saturday, October 13, 2001

Time

Room

Event
9:00-10:00

5

Morning Refreshments for Exhibitors and Speakers
9:00-5:00 Lobby Molly Pitcher Exhibit and New Jersey Archives and History Organizations Information Display (On view entire month of October)
9:00-5:00

NJ History Room

Monmouth County Archives Exhibit
9:15-10:00

4

Advocates for New Jersey History Meeting
9:30-10:00

Archives

Tour of the Monmouth County Archives (Reservation Required)
9:30-11:00

7

Intermediate/Advanced Workshop on Using the Internet for Genealogical Research. James Raleigh, President, League of NJ Historical Societies, assisted by Nicholas Saretzky, Lawrence High School.
10:00-11:00

Hall

Exhibition Tables of Archives and History Organizations
10:15-11:00

4

Video: Monmouth: Rich in History (history of Monmouth County):
11:00-11:50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hall

Welcome, Proclamation, and Awards PresentationsM. Claire French, County Clerk, Monmouth County

Jane G. Clayton Award: Doug Foulks, President, Keansburg Historical Society

Theodore J. Narozanick, Freeholder, Monmouth County

Renee Becker Swartz, Chair, Monmouth County Library Commission

Maxine Lurie, Co-Chair, New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance

Author Awards: To Be Announced

Gary D. Saretzky, Chair, NJ/MARAC Caucus

Caucus Award: New Jersey State Library

Keynote Address: Dr. Marc Mappen, Chair, New Jersey Historical Commission

11:50-2:00

Hall

Exhibition Tables of Archives and History Organizations
12:00-1:00

5

Box lunches available for participants (by prior arrangement)
12:00-1:00

6

Monmouth Librarians Association: Luncheon Meeting
12:00-12:30

4

Video: Old News: Selections from the Monmouth

County Archives TV34 News Video Collection

12:35-1:00

Hall

“Over Here, Molly Pitcher” (Stacy Flora Roth)
1:30-3:30

4-5

Symposium: Collecting Local History: Resources and Case Studies

I. Local History Resources

New Jersey Collections and Repositories. Karl J. Niederer, Director, New Jersey Division of Archives and Records

Documenting the Great Depression. Mark Wasserman, Ph.D., Rutgers University

II. Case Studies: Successful Collecting Projects

Oral History Collecting among Newer Arrivals:

a) Asian Indians. Renu Agrawal, Association of Indians in America, New Jersey Chapter

b) Linking Resources: The Hungarian American Foundation, New Brunswick. Gus Molnar, President

c) Preserving and Promoting Ethnic Heritage and History: The Estonian American Communities at Lakewood and Seabrook, New Jersey . Juhan Simonson, Chairman, Estonians in America History Commission

3:30

Hall

Drawing for History Game Prize Winners