Preserving the History of the Animal Rights Movement is a report whose title says what it is.
I explain my role working with such institutions as The British Library and North Carolina State University and organisations such as the Animals and Society Institute (formerly the Animals Rights Network) and Tier im Recht to collect and preserve research materials, publications, audiovisuals, artefacts, artwork, and much more.
How can we know where the animal rights movement wants to go if we do not understand where we have been? As philosopher George Santayana (1863-1952) said
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
The report is available as a PDF download here.