Cultural Connections Digital Program: Quenching Our Thirst
July 11 at 2:00 am - 3:00 pm
Quenching Our Thirst: What City of Colorado Springs Records Reveal about Population Growth and Water System Development
Join Casey Pearce, the Records Systems Administrator for the City of Colorado Springs, for a look at the expansion of Colorado Springs and its water supply and delivery system through historic records.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Casey Pearce is a Colorado native and local historian who grew up in Teller County exploring and living the incredible history of this state and the West. Casey has an educational background in History, Anthropology, and Archives and Records Management. She received both her Bachelor and Master’s degrees from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. After starting her career in history and archives work as a researcher, educator, and program coordinator at the Western Museum of Mining and Industry and teaching a variety of History courses as an Adjunct Professor at UCCS, she is now working as the Records System Administrator for the City of Colorado Springs. While at the City, she implemented a records management program and created a team of records experts to manage and preserve City records per City, State, and Federal regulations. The best part of her work at the City has included sorting and inventorying the City’s historic records and making them accessible to both City employees and the public.