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Sports History: Long Story, Not So Short

So here’s a long one for you.

It’s kind of a commentary on the historical profession, its trajectory, and a solution to a major concern for many scholars in the field. 3,528 more words

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Classical music recordings

This post considers 4 pieces of music that fall within a broad conception of “classical music”. All of these works include “condor” in their title. 764 more words

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A museum at your fingertips? Some thoughts on 3D tours of museums

More and more cultural institutions create virtual tours that allow visitors to explore the collections at home instead of actually visiting the institutions. In this blog post, I would like to provide some reflections on virtual tours, their usefulness and their limits. 2,080 more words

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2017 WHA Six-Shooters Session

The 2017 Six-Shooters digital history lightning round session, sponsored by the WHA Technology Committee, featured nine presenters sharing their research, teaching, and public projects at the WHA conference in San Diego, CA (photos by Doug Seefeldt, session chair): 99 more words

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Illustrations with a message

While every illustration conveys meaning, some artworks are all about making a point. In this post, I show 4 such illustrations concerning the California condor. 166 more words

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I'll miss you Harrisburg: My Final Post

Hello everyone. Sarah here. For two and a half years, I have been working with Digital Harrisburg, first as a Work-Study and now as a Student Fellow with the Center for the Public Humanities. 1,104 more words

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Specialized encyclopedias: 1944-2009

This post examines how the California condor is portrayed in encyclopedias devoted specifically to animals, birds, or nature.
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