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Steven D. Booth

Barack Obama Presidential Library
Hoffman Estates, IL
A native of Chicago, Steven D. Booth is an archivist at the Barack Obama Presidential Library where he manages the audiovisual collection. He has worked for the U.S. National Archives since 2009. Steven is a part of The Blackivists, a collective of trained Black archivists who prioritize Black Chicago cultural heritage preservation and memory work. He is actively involved in the Society of American Archivists and currently serves on the governing board of the organization. He holds a B.A. in Music from Morehouse College and an M.S. in archives management from Simmons College.