Occupy Archivists

A New York Times blog article this week sheds light on some archivist groups involved in preserving materials from the Occupy movement.  The article provides an overview of the organizations like Activist Archivists involved in these archiving projects.

As a counterpoint to the press Occupy archivists receive, a comment was made on this article pointing to a lack of awareness of activities to preserve items of historical significance documenting the Tea Party movement, if any such activity exists.  It would be interesting to know of any archivists or archival communities that are preserving the historical record of this simultaneous movement.  Social scientists and future researchers will surely need fodder with which to compare the two movements.

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