Documents For: The Occupy Wall Street Archives

OWS Archives Minutes 2012-2-19

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Members present: Amy, Anna, Jez Start time 5:30 pm. Agenda 1.Discuss Open Forum 2. Reportback from Anna on digital archives 3. Occupy Philly trip 4. Discussion on Anarchives 1. Discussion on Open Forum: Anna- The Open Forum was an opportunity to speak specifically about how occupiers can stay more involved with their own collections. Thought […]

OWS Archives minutes: 2012.1.15

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members present: Amy, Christine, Anna, Shawn, Jez wed Jan 18 / thurs jan 19 – Yippie cafe? 9 bleecker st. cluster meeting do we need to have 2 fora? yes maybe worth time to have preliminary forum ; 22nd would follow-up good to have more meetings, as ongoing discussion for these decisions who are we […]

Minutes | OWS Archives | 1.8.2011

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OWS ARCHIVES MEETING – SUNDAY JANUARY 8,2012 In Attendance: Jez Zeinie Dennis Sarita Anna Shawn Amy Michael Cynthia Steven AGENDA 1. Budget Proposal 2. Discussion of Tamiment Library & Institutional Relationships 3. Upcoming Open Forum 4. Press Relations ————————————————————————— Budget Proposal Jez: What happens if we don’t pass the budget at Spokes Council? Anna: I’ve […]

Archives Meeting Minutes – 1/2/12

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in attendance Amy Christine Anna Dennis Nina vía gmail chat Agenda items (with more info below) 1. SIS 2. Spokes–does Archives want to try  again to be a spoke? 3. Tamiment (esp in the wake of more immediate questions about SIS) 4. Budget needs to happen immediately, terms/process of funding might soon change 5. If […]

Minutes | OWS Archives | 12.18.2011

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Minutes / Dec. 18 / OWS Archives / Occupied Office Attendance: James Amy Jez Serita Christine Anna Samara Michael AGENDA Check-ins Accounting Point Person Occupied Office Point Person/Keyholder Budget / Tamiment Discussion Collection Call / Oral History Processing Day CHECK-INS Jez: D17 was pretty good. The archival actions that occurred was that Serita took a […]

Occupy Wall Street Mission Statement

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Occupy Wall Street: Archive Mission Statement The Occupy Wall Street Archive is an institutionally-independent collection of historical material created and distributed in and around Liberty Plaza of ephemera, signs, and audiovisual materials. Occupy Wall Street Archives Working Group is created to ensure that the Occupy Wall Street movement will own its past. Its mission is […]

Oral History Seminar Notes

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Oral History Seminar 11/22/2011 What distinguishes an oral history from an interview? Interviews, distinctions between chat and prepared agenda; There is a purposeful extraction of information for a cause Oral histories: Biographical information is important, but there is no planned agenda. Open-ended conversation, follow organic conversation; Interviewee is in charge of the conversation. Carol: Three […]

OWS Office Space

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Below is a questionnaire that the Work Space Affinity group is requesting working groups fill out. They let me access the space this morning, but they have a priority list of groups. I thought I’d post the questions here and get feedback from the group before I turn in the response. I’ll also post on […]

Group Registration Form for OWS Archives

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Group Registration Form Name of Group: Occupy Wall Street Archives   Contact email(s) archive@nycga.net and http://groups.google.com/group/ows-archives?hl=en&lnk=gcimh Phone(s) 657-333-2653, 212-203-6499 Is your group open for anyone to join?        Yes      X     No___________   How does your group actively try to include the voices of people who are marginalized by larger society? (women, POC, GLBTQ, etc)   Our […]

Spokes Council Sign-up

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Hey Everyone! This is where you can sign up to be the Spoke for the Spokes Council meetings, meeting every Monday / Wednesday / Friday.  Simply find a spot that isn’t taken and take it  All you have to do is click “edit” and add your name to the day you’d like to Spoke, then […]