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Colour Analysis of Web Archives

I have been tinkering with images in web archives – an idea that I had was to pull out the colours and see how frequent they were in a given web archive. 826 more words

Digital History

Cleveland, Ohio, and Lincoln’s Assassination and Funeral

This is the first in a series of posts by Remembering Lincoln Digital Collection partner institutions, discussing the items they are contributing to the project and the impact of the Lincoln assassination in their localities. 1,196 more words

Civil War

Up to Code

Today, The Junto chats with David Riordan, Product Manager of NYPL Labs, about Building Inspector, a crowdsourced digital project that invites citizen cartographers to “help unlock New York City’s past by identifying buildings and other details on beautiful old maps.” Read on about the Vectorizor, how you can contribute to The New York City Space/Time Directory, and how NYPL is making the “Google Maps of the past.” 1,039 more words

Public History

Websites for the Atlantic Slave Trade

As I transcribe my notes from yesterday’s Shenandoah Valley conference, here’s something for your Sunday.  The first website comes from a review I found in the March, 2013 issue (Vol 99, No. 249 more words


Henry Dundas - lofty hero or lowlife crook?

He’s the man I walk past every day but never get to see up close. That’s because he’s 140 feet up in St Andrew Square – easily the tallest statue in Edinburgh. 1,419 more words

History On The Web

Soldier Diaries and Letters on the Internet

In the September, 2012 issue of The Journal of American History (Vol. 99, No. 2), Michael Barton of Penn State Harrisburg reviewed a number of web sites where one can find letters and diaries from Civil War soldiers. 481 more words