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26th Annual Archives Conference: The 1920s: Style and Design

  • October 18, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


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This year's theme is The 1920s: Style and Design.  The speakers will elaborate upon the Art Deco style that defined the decade, the fashions that excelled in frivolity but are inherently flawed, and the significance of preserving materials related to jazz culture:

The Jazz Loft Archiving Project at the ‘Coal Bin’

A panel discussion led by Dr. Thomas J. Manuel, President & Founder, The Jazz Loft, Inc.

Dr. Manuel is Artist in Residence at Stony Brook University and the Director of the Stony Brook University Young Artists Jazz Program.

Flapper Dresses and Inherent Vice in Museum Collections

Morgan Carbone, Associate Conservator at Museum Textile Service

Ms. Carbone is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation.

Art Deco 101: Introduction to American Decorative Arts & Design 

(Examples include furniture, metalwork, lighting, textiles, ceramics, glass, sculpture, and industrial design)

Kathleen Murphy Skolnik, Professor of art and architectural history at Roosevelt University

Ms. Skolnik also leads seminars on Art Deco design at the Newberry Library and is co-author of "The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière" and a contributor to the recently published "Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America".

Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone,

Professional Development Hours: 3 (.3 CEUs)

FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS - We have implemented a two step verification process for security purposes and to maintain accurate attendance records.  You will need both a LILRC and a Zoom account. 

If you do not already have a LILRC account you will be prompted to create one (ifyou have forgotten your password, and need help resetting it you can email Eliscia at

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Phone: (631) 675-1570

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