Ferguson Supplement: Archival Resources

Digital tools bring into relief how archives are formed through collaborative and multivalent processes. The hashtag represents one mode of indexing archival constellations and raises classic questions about how traces not easily marked for digital retrieval still haunt this ever expanding archive.

WATCH: Documenting Ferguson: Video Produced by the Washington University Library Digital Archive initiative:


Prepared by @yarimarbonilla and Max Hantel#Ferguson: Digital protest, hashtag ethnography, and the racial politics of social media in the United States, by Yarimar Bonilla and Jonathan Rosa. American Ethnologist, volume 42, number 1, pp. 4-17.