Processing at Shorefront: A Powerful Experience

—by Angelique Schuler While completing my Master’s in Library and Information Science from Dominican University, I worked as an archival processing assistant for the University of Chicago’s Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC). At the BMRC, my primary task was to use Archivist Toolkit to create EAD finding aids. However, I ... Read More

Shorefront Update #006

Settled and growing — that best sums up the activities of Shorefront over the summer months at Shorefront. Highlighting Shorefront’s activities are the acquisitions of new archives from community members and organizations. Earlier in the spring (and in previous years), Lorraine H. Morton had donated many items to shorefront of ... Read More

Shorefront Update #004

June 6 marked the 11th anniversary of the official founding of Shorefront. During the earlier years, Shorefront never imagined the growth, projects, partnerships and influence that Shorefront has achieved. An accomplishment thanks to the dedication of Shorefronts board members, volunteers and community members we have worked with throughout the years. ... Read More