African American Museum of Iowa Category

  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2012/05/18/its-a-small-world/' addthis:title='It’s a small world'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Friday, May 18, 2012 I always love when things come together to remind us how small the world really is.  I have been working on a Bible from the African […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    It’s a small world

    Friday, May 18, 2012 I always love when things come together to remind us how small the world really is.  I have been working on a Bible from the African […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2011/07/15/good-bye-caitlin-hello-kathleen-2/' addthis:title='Good-bye Caitlin, Hello Kathleen'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Good-bye Caitlin, Hello Kathleen Caitlin Moore, our Flood Recovery Conservation Technician, is moving on to the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis.  We are sad to see her go […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Good-bye Caitlin, Hello Kathleen

    Good-bye Caitlin, Hello Kathleen Caitlin Moore, our Flood Recovery Conservation Technician, is moving on to the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis.  We are sad to see her go […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/04/15/banner-repaired/' addthis:title='Banner Repaired'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Thursday, April 15, 2010 This banner from the African American Museum was signed by Jesse Jackson. The signature and surrounding illustration were sprayed with some sort of fixative which didn’t […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Banner Repaired

    Thursday, April 15, 2010 This banner from the African American Museum was signed by Jesse Jackson. The signature and surrounding illustration were sprayed with some sort of fixative which didn’t […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/03/04/moving-on-2/' addthis:title='Moving On!'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Thursday, March 4, 2010 The long awaited day arrived at last. We moved out of our “dirty room” at Oakdale Hall, took down our sign, and turned in our keys! […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Moving On!

    Thursday, March 4, 2010 The long awaited day arrived at last. We moved out of our “dirty room” at Oakdale Hall, took down our sign, and turned in our keys! […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/02/17/banner-solution/' addthis:title='Banner Solution'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Wednesday, February 17, 2010 For months we’ve looked at the Jesse Jackson banner trying to figure out what to do with it. It was obvious from inspecting the banner that […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Banner Solution

    Wednesday, February 17, 2010 For months we’ve looked at the Jesse Jackson banner trying to figure out what to do with it. It was obvious from inspecting the banner that […]

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    Thursday, February 11, 2010 One project that Kallie is working on is cleaning a collection of busts. After Caitlin tested a couple different treatment methods she settled on using a […]" title="Cleaning Busts" />

Cleaning Busts

Thursday, February 11, 2010 One project that Kallie is working on is cleaning a collection of busts. After Caitlin tested a couple different treatment methods she settled on using a […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2010/01/04/two-vernons-and-a-typewriter/' addthis:title='Two Vernons and a Typewriter'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Monday, January 4, 2010 One of our quandaries was how to clean Vernon Smith’s typewriter, an important artifact from the African American Museum. We found our answer when we contacted […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Two Vernons and a Typewriter

    Monday, January 4, 2010 One of our quandaries was how to clean Vernon Smith’s typewriter, an important artifact from the African American Museum. We found our answer when we contacted […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2009/12/16/endless-possibilities-grand-opening/' addthis:title='Endless Possibilities Grand Opening'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Last night I attended a reception for the grand opening of the African American Museum of Iowa’s permanent exhibit “Endless Possibilities” which traces the journey of […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Endless Possibilities Grand Opening

    Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Last night I attended a reception for the grand opening of the African American Museum of Iowa’s permanent exhibit “Endless Possibilities” which traces the journey of […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2009/12/12/suitcase-saga-part-4-conclusion/' addthis:title='Suitcase Saga Part 4: Conclusion'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Thursday, December 12, 2009 After lots of fussing and fiddling the suitcase is finally done. I removed all the rust from the exterior and cleaned up the metal. The interior […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Suitcase Saga Part 4: Conclusion

    Thursday, December 12, 2009 After lots of fussing and fiddling the suitcase is finally done. I removed all the rust from the exterior and cleaned up the metal. The interior […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above --><div class="addthis_toolbox addthis_default_style" addthis:url='http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/preservation/2009/11/20/new-volunteer-elizabeth/' addthis:title='New Volunteer Elizabeth'><a class="addthis_button_facebook"></a><a class="addthis_button_twitter"></a><a class="addthis_button_tumblr"></a><a class="addthis_button_compact"></a><a class="addthis_counter addthis_bubble_style"></a></div>Friday, November 20, 2009 Elizabeth Boyne has joined us in the lab as our newest volunteer. We have no shortage of projects. She started with cleaning and flattening newspapers from […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    New Volunteer Elizabeth

    Friday, November 20, 2009 Elizabeth Boyne has joined us in the lab as our newest volunteer. We have no shortage of projects. She started with cleaning and flattening newspapers from […]

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