Archivists teach. "[This] contemporary photograph was taken by students at Searsport District High School for the exhibit 'Midcoast Maine: Tourism and Summer Folk Then and Now.'" It corresponds with an old image from the same location that was found in the Penobscot Marine Museum library

Archivists teach. "[This] contemporary photograph was taken by students at Searsport District High School for the exhibit 'Midcoast Maine: Tourism and Summer Folk Then and Now.'" It corresponds with an old image from the same location that was found in the Penobscot Marine Museum library

Archivists care for the lesser known images and documents of famous people as well as the more widely known.  “There are a lot of good images in the F.S.A. that people don’t know because the same ones get reproduced over and over again,”   A Historic Photo Archive Re-Emerges at the New York Public Library

A Historic Photo Archive Re-emerges at the New York Public Library

Archivists care for the lesser known images and documents of famous people as well as the more widely known. “There are a lot of good images in the F.S.A. that people don’t know because the same ones get reproduced over and over again,” A Historic Photo Archive Re-Emerges at the New York Public Library

Archivists support educational institutions.  "Ruta Abolins, director of the Walter J. Brown Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, said the library serves two goals —preserving the collection and providing a place for research, teaching and learning for the student population."

Archivists support educational institutions. "Ruta Abolins, director of the Walter J. Brown Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, said the library serves two goals —preserving the collection and providing a place for research, teaching and learning for the student population."

Archivists try to identify the subjects of the materials in their care. Silent Film Fans Make Some Noise To Help ID Forgotten Treasures | Texas Public Radio

Archivists try to identify the subjects of the materials in their care. Silent Film Fans Make Some Noise To Help ID Forgotten Treasures | Texas Public Radio

Archivists support towns and local pride. They help boost tourism. They provide information to reporters to showcase their sense of place. Here,  "Members of the Port Jefferson High School Debating Society pose with their club’s pennant. The students also participated in mock trials, oratorical contests, and extemporaneous speaking. " The Town is digitizing thousand of images.

Archivists support towns and local pride. They help boost tourism. They provide information to reporters to showcase their sense of place. Here, "Members of the Port Jefferson High School Debating Society pose with their club’s pennant. The students also participated in mock trials, oratorical contests, and extemporaneous speaking. " The Town is digitizing thousand of images.

Archivists move collections. Alaska State Museum Receives Grant to Pack Up Collection

Archivists move collections. Alaska State Museum Receives Grant to Pack Up Collection

Archivists care for presidential records in shiny new institutions. "The Bush Library includes a huge amount of archive materials from George W. Bush’s presidency, but such records are only part of the George W. Bush Presidential Center."

Archivists care for presidential records in shiny new institutions. "The Bush Library includes a huge amount of archive materials from George W. Bush’s presidency, but such records are only part of the George W. Bush Presidential Center."

Archivists can help promote transparency.  "Library officials have expressed frustration that the process [of providing access to RFK's papers] has taken so many years.

Index details contents of Robert F. Kennedy’s papers - The Boston Globe

Archivists can help promote transparency. "Library officials have expressed frustration that the process [of providing access to RFK's papers] has taken so many years.

Archivists meticulously collect photos, maps, yearbooks and other items that help paint a vivid picture of life in a community — past and present.

The Archives at Queens Library turns 100

Archivists meticulously collect photos, maps, yearbooks and other items that help paint a vivid picture of life in a community — past and present.

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