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Preserving for Posterity

Archive Corps is a volunteer effort to help save physical materials that are in danger of being lost forever. According to their mission statement they intend to “make the insurmountable, surmountable” when it comes to rescuing these materials through physical rescue missions, regardless of material or location. The man behind the mission is Jason Scott. Scott, along with the other volunteers at Archive Corps, works under the idea that if something needs saving, Archive Corps members will mobilize to do so. At present time he has received over 200 emails from people interested in volunteering.

Old Stationery with Poem

Library of Congress Unveils Recorded Poetry Archive

It is hard to believe that we are already four months in to 2015. Spring is in the air, and what better way to mark the passing of winter than reading poetry? To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Library of Congress just unveiled its Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature on April 15, 2015.