Title

The Bridges That Carried Us Over: Documenting Black History in California's Inland Empire

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2022

Publication Title

Archival Outlook

Issue

July/August

First Page

4

Last Page

17

ISSN

1520-3379

Publisher

Society of American Archivists

City

Chicago, IL

Editor(s)

Abigail Christian

Keywords

archives, digital collections, oral histories, community engagement, collaborative initiatives, Inland Empire (Calif.), Riverside (Calif.), San Bernardino (Calif.)

Abstract

This article discusses a community-based collaborative initiative to document Black history in Inland Southern California that details the process of working with the region’s Black community to conduct oral history interviews and digitize family historical materials to build an online digital archive that highlights the Black pioneers and leaders who have contributed significantly to the region’s development.

Rights

Permission to reproduce this article in whole or in part is permitted by the Society of American Archivists provided that proper attribution is given.

Comments

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