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Historic Menus Go Digital, Tapping Into New Yorkers' Food Memories

Tucked away in the Rare Book Division of the New York Public Library lies a gastronomic treasure trove of authentic New York dining menus. Dating from the early 1840s to the present day, this immense collection of 45,000 menus offers a rare taste of New York through the ages. 1,654 more words

Beyond Print

Digital Humanities Curriculum Transforms Study of Literature 

By Geoff Gehman

An assignment for their Studies in Chaucer Class became an academic pilgrimage for Wilkes sophomores Tara Giarratano and Nicole Kutos. 1,621 more words


Discovering Geneva's Character: One source at a time.

Hello fellow bloggers! Throughout my research I have acquired many beneficial sources from local resources available to me. By visiting the Geneva Historical Society last week, I was able to obtain a photograph of the “founder” of Geneva, Charles Williamson. 793 more words

Seneca Lake

Wild Family Visit

A few months ago I was asked to do some research for a family who were visiting Stockport from Melbourne, Australia. Their ancestors had lived at 31 Market Place, now Staircase House, they also had an ancestor who was mayor of Stockport and one who who penned several books and plays. 138 more words