Building the ArchiveRecognizing the significance of events on the weekend of August 12, the University of Virginia Library is building an archive of materials surrounding the “Unite the Right” rally and counter-protests.
Donate your Materials
We are interested in your personal digital submissions (including images, stories, audio, or video) from the events at UVA and in the Charlottesville area, so that we may make these materials available to students and researchers studying these events. You have the option to keep your name private if you wish.
Read the terms and conditions for submissions.
Statement of Values
The University of Virginia stands firmly behind the Society of American Archivists’ commitment to ensuring the diversity of archivists and the archival record.
Read the SAA Council statement about events of 8/12.
For questions about using or donating to the collection, please contact us.
This was taken at McGuffey Park. The KKK had just come back from McIntire Park. The Man with the prosthetic was thanking the police force for doing…
This was taken when KKK members and others protesting with them were circling back around to the Downtown Mall to try and get to the statue. Police…
This was around 8:30 in the morning as a counter-protest marched following a sunrise prayer service meeting at First Baptist Church where Cornel West…