Friday Favorite: Weird Stuff I Find in Military Collections

There is a certain quality of sameness in the military collections, now that I have been through quite a few of them. There are always Orders and Memos from Headquarters.There’s usually some sort of ID Card and a medical report. Mixed in with the usual I find the inane, the humorous, the sad. Sometimes there … More Friday Favorite: Weird Stuff I Find in Military Collections

History vs. Heritage

“It’s not about race or anything. It’s about heritage.” How many times have you heard that in the last few months? It got me thinking about the difference between history and heritage and where the archivist’s role fits on the spectrum between the two. What is the difference between history and heritage? The easy answer … More History vs. Heritage