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Week 15 Project Presentation

I was able to secure two maps, one of the topographical features of Barnwell county in 1919 and the other an unpublished Sanborn fire insurance map for the town of Dunbarton ca. 1932.  Additionally, I was able to find pictures … Continue reading

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Week 13-Digital Presentation and Communication

The Brennan and Kelly article raise a few interesting points to consider when presenting or trying to gather user generated content for an online project.  Although some may seem obvious, i.e., making the interface easy to use for the contributor, … Continue reading

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Week 12-Spatial History

Spatial history analyzes how people move.  Instead of time being the conceptual focus of historians, spatial studies investigate how people move, use, create, and designate space for different purposes. While not a new area of study for historians, spatial history … Continue reading

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Week 11-GIS

It is evident that in all the articles read for this week, that GIS and mapping systems do not stand alone as historical analysis tools but rather as supplements to historical material.  History tour with Google Earth can visualize a … Continue reading

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Week 10-Project

As of yet, my proposed work on the Savannah River Site Website is nearly nil. I have acquired GIS data for statewide highways, roads and railroads, as well as the hydrography of South Carolina. But have yet to find pre-Savannah … Continue reading

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Week 9 Reflection-Text Mining

Of all the digital tools discussed this week, I find Google’s H-Bot to be most impressive.  Although it’s format is nearly simple, ask a question-get an answer, and may seem somewhat redundant, because a simple internet search can yield more … Continue reading

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Week 8 Reflection–Digital Tools

Price’s article on the use of descriptor words that relate to digital history is interesting.  The connotations of words such as archives and editions and applying them to a digital context has happened in many different areas over time.  Transportation methods … Continue reading

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