Collecting Now

Documenting the Women’s March in SLO

The History Center of San Luis Obispo County is working with the Women’s March on Washington Archives Project and the Sutro Library (the San Francisco branch of the California State Library) to collect digital photographs, stories, posters/signs, hats, t-shirts, and memorabilia from the January 21, 2017 Women’s March in San Luis Obispo.

HOW TO CONTRIBUTE

Visit this online form to share your recollections of the Women’s March in San Luis Obispo and tell us a little bit about yourself: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdPpQJ0E_WZgXoiEWHKPVUmgs-ZZfV1-YMBDvP5zAF4e9T2bg/viewform.

If you’re interested in recording an oral history about your experiences, leave us your email address in the online form and we will put you in touch with someone who may be able to interview you.

Handwritten recollections are also welcome and may be mailed to:

Women’s March Collection
History Center of San Luis Obispo County
696 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

By sharing your recollections and any information about yourself, you agree to permanently transfer all associated rights, including non-exclusive intellectual rights, to the History Center of San Luis Obispo County to preserve, display, and make these recollections available to the public for research and non-commercial publication and to extend these permissions to the Women’s March on Washington Archives Project.

Use the link at the bottom of this online form to upload up to 5 digital photographs taken during the Women’s March in San Luis Obispo: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdPpQJ0E_WZgXoiEWHKPVUmgs-ZZfV1-YMBDvP5zAF4e9T2bg/viewform

By uploading your digital photographs taken during the Women’s March you agree to permanently transfer all associated rights, including non-exclusive intellectual rights, to the History Center of San Luis Obispo County to preserve, display, and make these images available to the public for research and non-commercial publication and to extend these permissions to the Women’s March on Washington Archives Project. You may only upload photographs that you took personally, or photographs for which you have obtained full permissions from the photographer.

Bring physical items, including posters/signs, t-shirts, hats, and memorabilia to the History Center Museum at 696 Monterey Street, SLO on Friday, February 10, from 10 am to 9 pm for possible inclusion in a permanent collection at the History Center and/or the Sutro Library in San Francisco.

Call (805) 543-0638 or email cindy@historycenterslo.org for details.

Share Your Women's March in SLO Story

Is there something we should be collecting?

The History Center collects images, papers, and objects that document the people, places, and events that shape San Luis Obispo County. New collecting projects can be proposed in writing to our Collections Committee. Email cindy@historycenterslo.org or send to:

Collections Committee
History Center of San Luis Obispo County
696 Monterey Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401