Blog Post – Digital Identity

Looking at some of the digital websites for creating a digital identity there are a few things that I noticed from just overall glancing over and thinking about what I would do, definitely has to follow this sort of pattern. One is that if you are creating this digital identity, you are going to need...

Trucking Along

Now that we know the plan for uploading the letters on our Omeka site, it should be pretty straight forward for making sure that all the letters have the same kind of details so that they are used properly on the site. I am glad that we were able to get that done so that...

Changes in Digital History

Historians have been moving to a more digital world with different items being done to help historians be able to put the information that they have researched out to the world. In the Blevins article, it makes remarks about the 2008 comment that historian Tom Scheinfeldt made that the practices done by historians were moving...

Post on Project Status

With the updated contract and what we’re planning to do for the rest of the semester, I am hoping that we can get to what we are planning on doing for the rest of the semester. We have made good progress on the Timeline and the Storymap should be done by the end of the...

End of the Week Update

The Project is going along nicely and we’re working on having the timeline and storymap done before next week is over and over the weekend, work on looking over the site and figure out a sudo-outline for how we are going to organize the site with the collections. I am hoping that we can finish...

Report on the Project

Due to Covid-19, students are being sent home and all classes are moving to an online format, this is affecting all the students in our class causing us to rethink what we want to get done with our projects and continue working towards the end goal of making our sites look fantastic even though we...

Progress Report

As of right now with our project, it is going well so far. With the group meetings that we have, it seems to be focusing primarily on just kind of thinking about getting letters scanned so that they are done and we can really get started with working on the omeka site and hopefully have...

Wikipedia History Contexts

In the mindset of Wikipedia, the history tabs and context that has history involved, there is always research done for each of the pages and the content to make sure that it can be backed up. Anytime that you add something to Wikipedia, you need to have sources so that if someone else wants to...

Progress in Project

So far the progress in the project has been just scanning letters and working on the contract for the project itself. Research has been interesting so far and just looking at the Transcripts has been very cool along with looking at the letters from Jerome. There was a bit of confusion about whether he was...

Video for Civil War Letters

This video kind of showed the process of use going through the process of making the files and how we are organizing the files for our project.