How I keep busy...
Vestiges of History on YouTube
Vestiges of History is a YouTube Channel, hosted by Dylan Almendral where the objects do the talking. Telling the story of a person's life through the objects they left behind. This is where my passion is.
Historic Asset Research Services:
HARS is a historical research contractor that performs research and consulting in the historic preservation and real estate asset space.
HARS contracted with the Floral Park Neighborhood Assn. and successfully placed the neighborhood on the National Register of Historica Places, nearly 650 homes have been preserved in this district, the third in the City of Santa Ana and the first since 1999.
Santa Ana Public Library
Archivist & Historian
Apr 2017 – May 2020
Oversaw the historical and special collections of the City of Santa Ana.
Freelance Collections Manager
February 2017 – June 2019
Oversaw the collection in excess of 3,000 objects with an estimated value of 5.5 million dollars. The collection subject material consists of military antiques and weaponry. I rendered services such as artifact assessment, conservation, maintenance, cleaning and organization.
American Legacy Museum
ALM is an Americana Museum with its collections ranging from 1900-1985 with its main focus being 1917-1955 as far as cultural emphasis. The collection consists of screen-worn costume, personal clothing, and ephemera from notable persons of that era as well as military antiques and ephemera from WWI to Vietnam. I oversee all collections, and operations.
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