Kira Sobers is the Media Digitization Manager for the Smithsonian Institution Archives, part of the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives. She has been involved with the digitization of field notes, documents, audio, and video materials from initial cataloging to online access for the last ten years. Kira has a Masters in Applied American History from George Mason University.
Artist Georgia O’Keeffe had a friendly relationship with Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden founding donor Joseph Hirshhorn. Recently digitized letters reveal how the two almost negotiated a deal to create a room at the museum dedicated to her work.