Rob Nelson along with Christine Berkowitz from the University of Toronto Scarborough together made a presentation “History Engine 2.0: Researching Locally, Collaborating Globally” at the NITLE Symposium: Inventing the Future in Arlington, Virginia. They outlined future directions for the History Engine, including a revamp of the way the History Engine handles geography that will enable to project to grow beyond US history. The History Engine was also featured prominently in a session from History Engine contributors Kathryn Tomasek, Julian Chambliss, and Lloyd Benson.
This blog follows and maps Elizabeth Goltra journey along the Oregon Trail during the spring and summer of 1853.
“Visualizing Emancipation” has launched! The project maps the end of slavery during the American Civil War using military correspondence, newspapers, and letters and diaries.
Visualizing Emancipation maps documentary evidence about when, where, and how slavery fell apart during the American Civil War.