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DOUBLE DUTY: PROCESSING AND EXHIBITING THE CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA COLLECTION AS AN ARCHIVIST AND PUBLIC HISTORIAN

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Date Issued:
2007
Abstract/Description:
The Children's Home Society of Florida, often referred to as "Florida's Greatest Charity", is the state's oldest non profit welfare agency. Founded in 1902, the society was instrumental in creating and reforming child welfare laws as well as helping countless children in the state of Florida find loving homes. This paper focuses on the archival processing of the Children's Home Society of Florida Collection papers and the creation of a subsequent web exhibit. The role of archivist and public historian is examined to see how each profession works toward a common goal.
Title: DOUBLE DUTY: PROCESSING AND EXHIBITING THE CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA COLLECTION AS AN ARCHIVIST AND PUBLIC HISTORIAN.
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Name(s): Anderson, April, Author
White, Vibert, Committee Chair
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2007
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The Children's Home Society of Florida, often referred to as "Florida's Greatest Charity", is the state's oldest non profit welfare agency. Founded in 1902, the society was instrumental in creating and reforming child welfare laws as well as helping countless children in the state of Florida find loving homes. This paper focuses on the archival processing of the Children's Home Society of Florida Collection papers and the creation of a subsequent web exhibit. The role of archivist and public historian is examined to see how each profession works toward a common goal.
Identifier: CFE0001613 (IID), ucf:47181 (fedora)
Note(s): 2007-05-01
M.A.
Arts and Humanities, Department of History
Masters
This record was generated from author submitted information.
Subject(s): archives
public history
processing
virtual exhibit
Children's Home Society of Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFE0001613
Restrictions on Access: public
Host Institution: UCF

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