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Using Google Earth and Explain Everything to teach the Civil War

Here’s a tutorial for teachers, or for anyone who seeks to explain Civil War topics to others. It uses Google Earth and an application called… 77 more words


Reflecting on the Semester

This semester I was introduced to various digital tools available to me that I may be able to use in my future as a public historian. 269 more words

The California griffins of Walton Ford

Last autumn, the art gallery Gagosian (Beverly Hills, California) presented Calafia, an exhibition of paintings by Walton Ford. According to the gallery’s press release: 325 more words


Week 13: Citizen Archives

My citizen archive experience turned out to be two parts interesting and one part frustrating. The website itself proved well-organized, withe clearly delineated sections and a plethora of subjects that you could gather metadata for. 343 more words

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Old Bailey Proceedings Part 1: Offences

If you know me, the topic of this first post may come as unsurprising but also a bit eyebrow-raising. “Sharon, you’ve been working on the Old Bailey Online project (OBO) since forever.

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Interest from Africa: 1979-1990

Last month I described articles about the California condor from European magazines. In this post I consider articles from magazines published in Africa. 284 more words