Wednesday, November 25, 2009

The Archival Day November 14th.

On november 14th the Archival Day was held all over Sweden giving the public the opportunity to look behind the scene in different Archives and similar Institutions.
Here in Växjö the event was held at the Swedish Emigrant Institute.were the public could get help finding their emigrant relatives or listening to intresting lectures.

Here to the left Archivist Kristina Persson helps a visitor finding his relatives.

Gunilla Lundh-Tobiasson sang songs on record
at Smålands Musikarkiv( Musical Archive of Småland).

Lastly Titanic historian Claes-Göran Wetterholm spoke about the people especially the Swedes that sailed on the Titanic and the myths surrounding the ship. The Swedish Emigrant Institute also houses a small exibition about Titanic.