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Preserving Your Family History: An AHS Archival Workshop
Arizona History Museum
Thursday, Aug 17, 2023 6:00 PM
**Tickets are sold out! Email jadams@azhs.gov to be added to our waitlist!**

Join the Arizona History Museum and Mexican American Heritage and History Museum for a summer series highlighting Tucson history! Learn tips and best practices for storing and preserving family papers and photographs from AHS archivists. Attendance at this event is limited. Sorry, this event is in-person only!

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About AHS Archivsts:


Rachael Black grew up in Colorado, but has spent the better part of the last decade circling the American West for various jobs and school. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in southwest studies from Fort Lewis College and a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Washington. Rachael’s career in museums began when she stumbled into a work study job at the Delaney Library at the Center for Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College. Since then, she has worked in a variety of different institutions, from public libraries to state archives, and on a variety of projects, including creating interactive maps of botanical gardens, and coordinating a multi -million-dollar National Science Foundation grant. She is happy to be back at home in the museum field.


Originally from Sugar Land, Texas, Perri Pyle recently moved to Tucson in search of warmer weather. Perri is an archivist with an interest in 20th century political and social movements, particularly human rights campaigns and international diplomacy. Prior to grad school, she spent several years in Argentina before earning a Master of Arts in history and a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Maryland. Outside of work, Perri is an avid rock climber and dog lover.