Gay wedding ceremony, Philadelphia, ca. 1957. The grooms never got to see the above photograph or any of the twenty other pictures that one of the guests took: the photo shop that processed the film deemed the images inappropriate and never returned them to the customer who dropped off the film. The photos somehow made their way into the collections of the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, which has digitized six of them and made the resulting surrogates available online.
. . . is Bonnie Weddle, a mildly workaholic electronic records archivist. This blog is a (partial) record of the life of a working archivist, and in it you'll find information about electronic records issues, government transparency, open records laws, archival security, New York State history, and other abiding concerns. And because even a workaholic archivist needs to get out of the processing room every now and then, you'll find the occasional travelogue and off-topic post.
This blog is an evening and weekend project, and its content reflects my own opinions and, occasionally, the opinions of other people. It does not in any way officially represent the views of my employer or any professional organization in which I am involved. Moreover, it is a perpetual work in progress. Older posts may not reflect my current views or level of knowledge.