February 27, 2020

Summary: Farmer Group

John Forest
ADH2020

Omeka Our group has decided to use Omeka to host our digital project.  Through deliberation with Angie, we have found a multitude of plugins and resources at our disposal that will help us achieve our goal: highlighting the legacy and impact of James Farmer here at UMW.  In our meetings […]

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February 19, 2020

Problems – Farmer

John Forest
ADH2020

I think that we have finally made a good framework for our project, with a big emphasis placed on oral histories. We sent out a google poll to find participants, and we have run into a possible problem. We are not sure how we are going to standardize the oral […]

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January 23, 2020

Week 2: Digital Project Reviews

John Forest
ADH2020

American Panorama: https://dsl.richmond.edu/panorama/ When I looked at American Panorama and something I really liked about it was it’s simplicity. I was able to find whatever I might want from the front page of their website. I also liked how interactive the website was, nothing on the site was static, when […]

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January 14, 2020

Week 1: Introduction

John Forest
ADH2020

My name is John Forest, I am a History and American Studies major here at UMW. Digital studies is a relatively new area of research that fits within and spans many different disciplines. DS is the study of technology and software and the historiography of both. Digital Humanities pulls together […]

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