Date Clarification

The Fall meeting for CARA is scheduled for Tuesday, November 8th - sorry about the confusion - the date was off by a day!!  Hope to see you there!

Fall 2011 CARA Meeting

Chicago Area Religious Archivists

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Dr. Ralph Pugh

Dr. Boder with wire recorder. Europe 1946.
Ralph Pugh, Assistant University Archivist and an adjunct history professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), will speak on the “Voices of the Holocaust Project” at IIT, which has created a web site that incorporates all of the audiotaped interviews (with transcriptions) that were made by IIT psychology professor David P. Boder with Holocaust survivors in European displaced persons’ camps in the summer of 1946.  Pugh will discuss Boder’s career, the challenges involved in gathering documentation from various sources (most of them non-IIT), and the development of the web site.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Cherry Room, Galvin Library, 2nd Floor
Illinois Institute of Technology

Open to CARA and CAA members and interested guests.
Limit of 30 people

RSVP by Friday, November 3rd to

Gainfully Employed!

Merle Branner, CARA member, is now the Coordinator of Instructional Technology at Woodlands Academy in Lake Forest, Il.  She is teaching technology to students, faculty and staff.  In addition, she is the webmaster.  She also provides archival consulting to the Alumni Director who is in charge of the School Archives.  Merle also assists the Marketing department by providing them with her photography expertise when requested.

Congratulations, Merle!  CARA members wish you all the success in the world!  You deserve it!!