The Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin recently hired a new archivist and a staff member to work toward making the museum's collection available online. Former Sauk County, Wisconsin, Historical Society Director Peter Shrake has been selected to lead the Robert L. Parkinson Library and Research Center. Baraboo business owner and circus fan Ralph D. Pierce also has been hired to digitally scan 1,377 valuable glass plate negatives taken between 1905 and 1930, which will become available over the Internet.
You can read more in an article by Brian D. Bridgeford in the Baraboo News Republic at http://goo.gl/MDDi8
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