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2013–15 ARL/SAA Mosaic Program Fellows

Lauren GaylordLauren Gaylord
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Lauren Gaylord
University of Texas at Austin
Internship Host Institution: University of Texas at Austin, Benson Latin American Collection

Lauren Gaylord received a summa cum laude BA in History from Westmont College. She is currently pursuing a master’s of science in information studies with a specialization in archives at the University of Texas at Austin. She is interested in preservation of the cultural record, especially how institutions participate in the production of collective memory. Her research interests include architecture, photography, California history, and the collecting of popular culture. Lauren has worked for various archives, including the Los Angeles Public Library and Pixar Animation Studios, and after graduation she will pursue a career in archives and special collections.

Yvonne IveyYvonne Ivey
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Yvonne Ivey
University of North Texas

Internship Host Institution: George W. Bush Presidential Library

Yvonne Patrice Ivey hails from Washington, DC, and is a candidate for a master’s of science in archival management with a concentration in marketing at the University of North Texas. She is a research assistant in the College of Information as well as an intern with the Texas Library Association. Yvonne is an active member of the Texas Library Association, American Library Association, Society of American Archivists, and Association of College and Research Libraries. Yvonne hopes to use her communication skills and marketing background to remodel and refresh corporate archives for the coming technology-savvy future. She is a recent graduate of Spelman College and an Andrew W. Mellon Recruiting Tomorrow’s Library Leaders Scholarship Awardee.

Daniel JohnsonDaniel Johnson
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Daniel Johnson  
University of North Texas
Internship Host Institution: University of Houston, Special Collections

Dan Johnson received his BA from the University of Texas at Austin, double-majoring in Latin and English. He has worked as an assistant editor at Hoovers.com and as a desktop IT specialist at a small Texas state agency. He presently works with the Digital Library of the University of Houston, where he helps create the descriptive metadata for digital archival collections. Dan is enrolled at the University of North Texas, studying archival studies and digital image management. He also has a passion for graphic novels and has managed to incorporate the love of sequential art in his various studies.

Karen KaryadiKaren Karyadi
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Karen Karyadi 
University of California, Los Angeles
Internship Host Institution: Getty Research Institute
Karen Karyadi is pursuing her MLIS at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), specializing in archival studies. She holds a BA in business administration from California State University, Fullerton, and interned at the Richard Avedon Foundation in New York and at University of California, Riverside’s California Museum of Photography. Her future career interest is in photography collections in museums and archives, looking at the intersection of artistic and commercial photographic works and how they are valued and remembered. Concurrent to the UCLA program, Karen is completing her post-graduate certificate in museum studies at California State University, Long Beach, culminating in a traveling exhibition that opened January 2014 and will travel to other nationwide locations.
Annie TangAnnie Tang
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Annie Tang
University of California, Los Angeles
Internship Host Institution: University of California, Los Angeles, Special Collections

Originally from the LA area, Annie Tang is now a project archivist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, processing social activist collections from the 1960s and 1970s. She finished up her MLIS at UCLA in June 2014, where she specialized in archival studies, advocating for user-centered design in digital platforms and physical repositories. Annie also received her history BA from UCLA, where she focused on Asian diasporas in the US and online youth activism within those communities. With these combined interests, Annie aspires to develop and manage Asian American heritage collections throughout her archival career. She affectionately calls herself "a former serial intern" and her favorite internships have included the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and Yosemite National Park.



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