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Why I work in the Archive – Reet Simmul

Reet Simmul, Assistant Archivist at the Estonian Archives in Australia shares her story on how she came to volunteer in the Archive and why the work of the Archive is so important to her and the community.

“Since working in the EAA and documenting memoirs of so many refugees, I have learned to understand my own parents so much better and the history of Estonia during these turbulent times.”

— Reet Simmul

Read the full article here: https://archives.eesti.org.au/2020/09/22/why-i-work-at-the-archives-reet-simmul/

By Kristi Barrow

Loves all things Estonian. Especially Crafters Elderflower gin. Aussie born.