We’re glad you’ve joined us for post #3 in our series detailing the Metro Archives’ Audiovisual Conservation Center’s Film Conservation Project! In this post we will discuss how we choose which films to inspect and how we manage our time.
Welcome to Post #2 in our series documenting the Metro Archives’ Audiovisual Conservation Center’s Film Conservation Project. Over the next few months, we are engaged in an exciting project to conserve and identify over 400 rare and unique vintage films in the Metro Archives collection. This work will form the foundation for preservation of and access to our collection.
The Metro Archives’ Audiovisual Conservation Center is located at the Main Library in downtown Nashville. We're hosting a new series on the blog documenting our latest project to identify and perform conservation on over 400 rare and unique films from our collection. Welcome to our corner! We hope you’ll follow along with us!
My blog post for this month is a 2-fer, starting with the history of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and how they relate to Nashville, and ending with the Civil War and the possibility of hidden gold in Metro Center.
Last month marked the 50th anniversary of the murder of W. Haynie Gourley, the owner of Capitol Chevrolet on Murfreesboro Rd. Today, this tragedy remains as one of Nashville's most notorious unsolved crimes.
In celebration of the Library's Summer Challenge theme of "Being a Reading Rockstar," this month's Nashville history post takes a look back at the arts' festival that used to entertain the streets of Nashville long before Lightning 100's "Live on the Green" was around...