MayDay, MayDay!

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Every year on May 1st, the Society of American Archivists focuses on how institutions can plan to preserve their collections in the event of an emergency. This year, the Utah State Archives and Records Service was able to participate in this nationwide campaign in a variety of ways. On April 20, 2017, Archives Staff participated in Utah’s annual earthquake drill …

Happy MayDay!

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Historically, MayDay has two traditions; first, as a spring festival celebrated around the world. Many MayDay traditions are rooted in folklore and some celebrate by filling small baskets with goodies to leave on someone’s doorstep. Modern MayDay observances often recognize International Worker’s Day. For professionals who deal with records and historic documents, a third tradition has sprung up as part …