1969 in Public Media: Broadcasting a Tumultuous Time

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1969, a year of important and turbulent events in history. Here to highlight the role of public media in covering these events, we welcome back Christopher Brown, Archives Engagement Intern at the AAPB who will be publishing a series of articles about this fascinating topic. Christopher is currently … Continue reading 1969 in Public Media: Broadcasting a Tumultuous Time

Through the Lens: Photography in Focus

Today, June 29th is “National Camera Day”, a fitting time to explore the subject of photography in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). This week, we welcome Christopher Brown, Archives Engagement Intern at the AAPB, currently pursuing a Masters in History with a focus in Archives. Christopher obtained his BA in Film and is … Continue reading Through the Lens: Photography in Focus

Upcoming AAPB Webinar Featuring Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Benson, @jeybecques, PBPF Fellow at University of Missouri. This Thursday, March 15th at 8 pm EST, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) staff will host a webinar with Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall and will cover topics in documentation, including why documentation is important, what to think about when recording … Continue reading Upcoming AAPB Webinar Featuring Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall

AAPB Debuts New Exhibit “Protecting Places: Historic Preservation and Public Broadcasting”

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has launched a new digital exhibit titled "Protecting Places: Historic Preservation and Public Broadcasting." Historic preservation is more than just saving old buildings from the bulldozer. Histories can be shared or silenced depending upon the preservation of places that represent a larger story. AAPB Digital Exhibits Intern Kara … Continue reading AAPB Debuts New Exhibit “Protecting Places: Historic Preservation and Public Broadcasting”

Cataloging Old Wazzu: AAPB and Northwest Public Television

This post was written by Caitlin Sanders, student at Simmons College and intern at the AAPB. As a longtime fan of public television (from “Arthur” to “Masterpiece”), and a current graduate student studying archives and library science at Simmons College, I feel fortunate to have spent this past fall as a cataloging intern for the … Continue reading Cataloging Old Wazzu: AAPB and Northwest Public Television

Voices of Minnesota with Sara Evans and Rosalie Wahl

This summer I've had the pleasure of becoming acquainted with a lot of the content that's been digitized for the American Archive of Public Broadcasting. It's full of gems, and I'm so excited about the possibilities that it offers for discovery, research and education! When I opted to share a clip from Minnesota Public Radio's “Voices … Continue reading Voices of Minnesota with Sara Evans and Rosalie Wahl