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Title:Report Describes Alabama's Cultural Collections at Risk
Author(s):Alabama Historical Commission and its four grant partners
Contributor(s):Four grant partners joined with the Alabama Historical Commission: Alabama Department of Archives and History, Alabama Museums Association, Network of Alabama Academic Libraries, and the Society of Alabama Archivists.
Subject(s):Collection and preservation
Materials -- Preservation
Geographic Coverage:Alabama
Abstract:Media release which the Alabama Historical Commission sent to 70 major Alabama media. It provided background about the the collections survey that documented the precarious state of Alabama's cultural collections. The focus was on solutions including the benefit of forming an Alabama Cultural Commons alliance and our strategic plan.
Issue Date:2011/02/28
Publisher:In 2009, the five grant partners began to promote all grant activities as the Alabama Cultural Commons.
Partners prepared the release. An Assosiciated Press reporter, Jay Reeves, requested additional background and specific examples that he could include in his article. The article appeared on Sunday, March 27, 2011. It proved to be an informative article that gave us broad coverage. Local newspapers and television stations also reported on our survey results, the statewide survey, and the grant activities that we had undertaken.
Other Identifier(s):Cultural Commons Media Release Final All Revisions
Sponsor:Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Alabama Historical Commission administered the Planning Grant with four statewide partners (Refer to column G)
Date Available in IDEALS:2014-02-11

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