The Maryland Traditions Archives turns ten this year! In this celebratory webinar, join staff and stakeholders for a discussion of the role archives play in connecting members of the public with their history and cultural traditions. Participants will discuss how the Maryland Traditions Archives have impacted their work and their cultural communities.

Featured webinar participants are: UMBC assistant professor Earl Brooks; archivist and librarian Tiffany Chavis (Lumbee); Jenifer Dolde of regional folklife center the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum; Puerto Rican tradition bearer Angel Rivera; and moderator Greg Adams of the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.

Housed in Special Collections at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in collaboration with MSAC, the Maryland Traditions Archives contain institutional records, folklorist papers, and fieldwork materials documenting and/or donated by practitioners of living cultural traditions dating to the 1960s.

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