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Kim Guise

Kim Guise is a line-straddler—one foot on the West Bank and one on the East Bank of the Mississippi. She was born in Gretna, Louisiana, and now resides a whopping ten miles away in the Mid-City neighborhood in New Orleans. She has a BA in German from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and MLIS from Louisiana State University. She is currently the President of the GNOA (Greater New Orleans Archivists—ask her about joining!). Since 2008, she has worked as curator at The National WWII Museum, where her specialty and passion lies with prisoners of war.

Ten Things I Can’t Do Without

  1. Glasses
  2. White sandy beaches
  3. Boiled seafood, especially crawfish
  4. Smiles and smiling
  5. Jazzercise
  6. Scheduling, planning, and things to look forward to
  7. Accents, all sorts
  8. Stories
  9. A scanner
  10. Helpers, including my plant waterer/phone charger/key carrier/editor/bio photo taker