The “Living Archive” is an ongoing project to collect, digitize, translate, and analyze primary source materials on the collapse of the USSR and the early years of post-Soviet statehood. The result of a partnership between CREES and faculty and students at Michigan State University, the archive includes central and local newspapers, pamphlets from political opposition and non-governmental organizations, television broadcasts covering key events, and eye-witness videos. These materials are in several regional languages, representing the diversity of the former Soviet Union. The archive is a wonderful resource for teachers as well as researchers. As the project develops, it will include materials and translations crowd-sourced from users of the site.