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Favorite Archival Object: #SHellNo ArchiveSocial, 2015

In this installment, Seattle Municipal Archives' Digital Asset Manager Sarah Shipley presents a 2015 archived social media hashtag #SHellNo from SMA's ArchiveSocial.

View more from the "Favorite Archival Object" series here

Seattle Municipal Archives MATERIAL CITATIONS:
– City of Seattle. "Archived Social Media." ArchiveSocial.

– Seattle City Council Briefing (September 28, 2015), Seattle Channel Moving Image Collection, Record Series 3902-01

– JFogtSeattle. "#SHellNo Kayaktivism training: Seattle Councilmember Mike O'Brien's open water kayak rescue." YouTube, 4 May 2015.

– Seattle City Councilmember Mike O'Brien ▶ #ShellNo. "This weekend I participated in kayaktivism training for #SHellNO. I borrowed my son's GoPro to capture footage. It is critical we stand up to say "SHell No" to Arctic drilling, but we have got to do it safely--trust me, the Sound is COLD! So check out the website for a schedule of upcoming on-water training opportunities if you plan to join me in shaking a paddle at Shell if/when they arrive." Facebook, 4 May 2015.

– @wakiyan7 (Matt Remle). "@cmkshama standing with NW tribes in saying #ShellNo @ recent protest in #Seattle @VoteSawant…" Twitter, 3 August 2015,

– @LauraLoeSeattle (Laura Loe). "@cmkshama @CMMikeOBrien mayor 2017? #tbt #shellno." Twitter, 30 September 2016.

– @greenpeaceusa (Greenpeace USA). "Seattle city council member @CMMikeOBrien being towed by @USCG. Still waving red #SaveTheArctic flag! #ShellNo" Twitter, 15 June 2015.

– @CMMikeOBrien (Mike O'Brien). "Replying to @HillaryClinton. Thanks @HillaryClinton, and please feel free to come join us in Seattle for future #ShellNo actions!" Twitter, 20 August 2015.

– @cmkshama (Kshama Sawant). "Solidarity to activists protesting today's @PortofSeattle meeting. We say #shellno to Shell's Arctic drilling fleet!" Twitter, 24 March 2015.

– @room2roamWA "More from #sHELLNO @cmkshama Solidarity with Seattle who gives a damn #gethemout #notOKzoo" Twitter, 26 April 2015.

All of the videos from the "Favorite Archival Object" series feature the following:
– Footage in introduction titles: Seattle Channel, Item cs_112119_3071924V
– Music: "The Plan's Working" by Cooper Cannellis from YouTube's Audio Library (Creative Commons)


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