“Community-based archives provide the space for communities to decide for themselves what is of value; how those materials should be preserved, if they should be preserved; how those materials should be described,” notes Michelle Caswell of UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. “It is a way for marginalized communities to gain control over their own story, over their own narratives."
Published: Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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