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Camp 40 (Camp A) - Farnham, Quebec

I whipped this map up for a reader researching his father earlier today and thought I would share. The image shows the layout of the internment Camp at Farnham, Quebec overlaid on some modern satellite imagery from Google. 143 more words

Prisoner Of War

CFP: Digitizing Enlightenment II

Radboud University, Nijmegen (The Netherlands) in cooperation with the Dutch-Belgian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Werkgroep 18e eeuw)

15-16 June 2017

Scholars of the Enlightenment are currently developing some of the most innovative and transformative digital humanities projects in the field. 717 more words

Digital Humanities

2016 WHA Six-Shooters Session

The lineup for the 2016 Six-Shooters digital history lightning round session, sponsored by the WHA Technology Committee, featured seven presenters sharing their research, teaching, and public projects at the WHA conference in St. 94 more words


The Promise of Spatial History for Sports Scholars

By Andrew McGregor

Spatial history has been slow to come to sport history. Although the spatial turn has been underway for several decades, changing how historians analyze, view, and present history, sports are often left out of major mapping projects. 1,253 more words


OCRing history in the cloud: first impressions, next steps

Last week I decided to try Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for the first time. The context was the publication of a dataset as a book.. 911 more words


What is Digital History?

Throughout the semester we have been discussing and defining public history.  Though I still do not think I have a fully formed definition I have some working idea of what it is.   734 more words

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