In graduate school I studied the state of audiovisual archiving in the US, and I didn’t fit in. My family and much of my personal identity hails from industrial cities in the US Mid-Atlantic region: Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre, Carteret, Baltimore. Lots of steel, coal, railroads, and bootlegging. I didn’t see these places’ stories represented in the … Continue reading Fragile Histories: From Baltimore to Zaječar
Appalshop Flood Support
On July 28, 2022, the waters of a catastrophic flood breached a fellow regional archive, Appalshop, in eastern Kentucky. Their warehouse and vault held paper records, film, video, audio, and photographs representing a century of central Appalachian history. Eighty percent of their film reels, video tapes, and audio tapes were affected by the floodwaters and … Continue reading Appalshop Flood Support
This is Baltimore! Help to Save its History
Donate now https://vimeo.com/228746346 The above is a short selection from "This is Baltimore!", a promotional film that was made for the WJZ-TV station in 1959. We need your help to save more historic footage like this! Visit our fundraiser to make a tax-deductible donation. Special thanks to Colorlab in Rockville, Maryland for the in-kind transfer!
The WJZ-TV Collection Has Been Moved!
We have great news: we were able to complete the physical move of the WJZ-TV Collection from the University of Baltimore's Langsdale Library to MARMIA's storage facility! It took a crew of six on our end, several of the University of Baltimore's staff, two trips in a 26 foot truck, and about 12 hours on … Continue reading The WJZ-TV Collection Has Been Moved!
Help to Save the WJZ-TV Collection!
We have launched our official crowdfunding campaign to help preserve and provide access to the WJZ-TV Collection. Watch our video and donate here! Thank you so much! https://vimeo.com/220332951
MARMIA Acquires the WJZ-TV Collection!
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive (MARMIA) has recently acquired the WJZ-TV Collection, including one-of-a-kind audio and video formats. WJZ-TV is Baltimore’s third television station in history, having first broadcast in November 1948. The WJZ-TV Collection is extremely rare. There are only a handful of network affiliate station archives in the United States that have … Continue reading MARMIA Acquires the WJZ-TV Collection!
2016 MARMIA Zine!
For a minimum $10 donation to MARMIA, we will send you our 2016 MARMIA zine. The zine covers all of our big accomplishments over the past year and includes ideas for the future--which we cannot achieve without your generous help! Just donate at the button at the top right of our website and email email@example.com your … Continue reading 2016 MARMIA Zine!
Partnership with the Old Greenbelt Theatre
It has been an extremely busy few months here at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive: in June we received our official 501(c)(3) status, which was a few months ahead of schedule! We were prepared to wait several months to hear back from the IRS as was instructed on their website, but we were extremely … Continue reading Partnership with the Old Greenbelt Theatre
Mixtapes for the Masses
MARMIA and ...foundscapes... presents...Mixtapes for the Masses! Monday, March 21, 2016 // 6-10PM // @ Blue Pit BBQ UPDATE: The event was a huge success and tons of fun! Check out photos of the event on Flickr. We received 24 mixtapes and are uploading scans of artwork and information on our Internet Archive page. If you would like to … Continue reading Mixtapes for the Masses
Introducing the MARMIA Board!
In this brand new year of 2016, I would like to introduce you to the founding members of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Moving Image Archive's Board: Natalie Cadranel: While not geographically local, Natalie brings 15-years of experience in capacities ranging from technology, development, and operations strategist to strategic partnerships for national and international nonprofit organizations focusing … Continue reading Introducing the MARMIA Board!
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