About the Summer 2016 Archie Motley Internship Program:

The mission of the Archie Motley Archival Internship Program is to develop and create meaningful and education internship opportunities for college-level students of color in the field of cultural heritage management.

About the Spring 2016 Archie Motley Archival Interns:

Archie Motley Archival Intern Olivia Malone (left) with Esmeralda Kale, George & Mary LeCron Foster Curator at the Africana Collection at Northwestern University.

Archie Motley Archival Intern Olivia Malone (left) with Esmeralda Kale, George & Mary LeCron Foster Curator at the Africana Collection at Northwestern University.

Archie Motley Archival Interns: Sabine Nau (left) & Ariella Brotherson working at the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History & Literature.

Archie Motley Archival Interns: Sabine Nau (left) & Ariella Brotherson working at the Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History & Literature.

This summer, three University of Chicago students, Olivia Malone, Ariella Brotherson, and Sabine Nau, worked as Motley interns with member institutions the Northwestern University Library and the Chicago Public Library’s Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature.

Olivia processed African newspapers from the 1960s documenting the national independence movements of the day. Ariella and Sabine worked on Color Curtain Processing Project corrections at the Harsh Collection.