On Saturday, October 10th, Frances Willard Memorial Library & Archives staff will lead a tour, featuring highlights of the collection including photographs of Willard riding her bicycle nicknamed "Gladys." Archivists will discuss how to do research (genealogical and historical) using the Willard Archives’ resources. This event is free, but visitors need to register in advance: http://chicagoarchivists.org/event-2030950
This event is part of Chicago Open Archives: Collecting and Connecting a celebration of American Archives Month sponsored by Chicago Area Archivists. Since 1982, the Chicago Area Archivists has worked to provide opportunities for local archivists, historians, librarians and others in the Chicago metro area to meet together for discussion, social interaction, and education. The group's members archivists, librarians, and records managers in academic, corporate, governmental, institutional, library and museum settings.