Historical Archive of Vieques on Archival Preservation of Audiovisual Material

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Robert Rabin, director of the Historical Archive of Vieques [El Archivo Histórico de Vieques (AHV)] at the Conde de Mirasol Fort Museum has announced this important activity (how I wish I could be there):

The Historical Archive of Vieques (AHV) invites archivists, librarians, researchers, students, community members interested in the Viequense history and culture to participate in this workshop on preservation of audiovisual materials for community archives on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Conde de Mirasol Fort Museum in Vieques (Isla Nena).

We are excited about this opportunity to present the AHV, to offer this important workshop and to identify new friends and volunteers for our conservation and dissemination project in the Historical Archive of Vieques.

For people who come from the main island (Puerto Rico):

  • Ferries leave from Ceiba to Vieques at 7:00am, 8:00am, and 9:00am (subject to change); trip takes approximately 40 minutes; $ 4.00 round trip
  • from the Vieques dock to the fort, the public car trip is 5 minutes; 15 minutes on foot
  • The Seagate Hotel, next to the fort, offers special rates for workshop participants. Call Kelly Lennon at 201 450-8238
  • Lunch at the Fort: $ 10.00

For more info / questions: 787 375-0525 (calls or texts).

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