Thursday, October 1, 2020

Week 1: The Joy Drops Today! The 2020 Sacramento Archives Crawl

Yes, you made it. Today is the first day and week of the 2020 Sacramento Archives Crawl. Hop over to Archives Crawl's Facebook page or click on the link(s) provided below to get a look at the celebratory wares of the following repositories throughout this first week of the event. An active link for each day's visit will appear between 10 and 10:30 am.

(Watch Now!) Thursday, October 1: Be treated to two terrific educational videos, starring the California State Archive's master conservator (and veritable Bob Ross of the archival world) Juan Ramos as he takes us through the archival processes of encapsulation and book restoration, the latter with a century-old Folsom Prison mug shot book!

(Watch Now!) Friday, October 2: Courtesy of the Placer County Archives and a digitized Recordiogram disc, enjoy a wonderful window into a WWII-era birthday party at Auburn's DeWitt General Hospital.

(Watch Now!) Saturday, October 3: The Sacramento Public Library's Sacramento Room is on full display in this tour and presentation of several items that reflect celebration in the Sacramento Region: "The Jewel in the Crown."

(Watch Now!) Sunday, October 4: The County of El Dorado Historical Museum presents a delightful "then and now" journey through historic Placerville with "Placerville, Then and Now," plus a lovely documentary on the evolution of travel to Lake Tahoe through El Dorado County with "The Road to Tahoe."

Check back on Monday, October 5, for a new week of virtual destinations for the 2020 Sacramento Archives Crawl.

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