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Call for Participants, Fall 2017 Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections

Call for Participants, Fall 2017 Collaborative Research Seminar on Archives and Special Collections The Graduate Center Library  and The New York Public Library Application Form (open till September 19th) A two-part seminar on special collections and archival research methods, in its second iteration. Open to graduate-level students, faculty, and staff at CUNY by application. Sponsored […]

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Contextualizing the Visual Archive for Teaching

Professor Josh Brown is lead historian for a project-in-progress, jointly sponsored by the American Antiquarian Society and American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning (ASHP/CML) called “Contextualizing the Visual Archive for Teaching.”   Funded by an Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) planning grant, the project will build “an enhanced catalog prototype for visual collections […]

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The September 11 Digital Archive

Funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and organized jointly by the American Social History Project at CUNY and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, The September 11 Digital Archive contains more the 150,000 items, including “first-hand accounts, emails and other electronic communications, digital photographs and artworks” related to the 9/11 attacks. By “allowing […]

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Mina Rees Library Digital Collections

The Mina Rees Library created three major digital collections… Remember Me to Herald Square: Thirty-fourth Street from River to River This collection targets students K-12, their teachers and the general public. It pictures a 34th Street different from the one we see today. … the center of a thriving theater district – the Times Square […]

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