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Charley Norkus posted a photo

2010 0501 Charley

Ok, ok , four years ago, but still my favorite, with its map of the Southwest. Taken 5/1/2010. Today is 2/27/2014 - I'll see what I can find that might be a little more recent...
Feb 26
Charley Norkus is now a member of Teaching Digital History
Feb 25
John Lee posted a blog post

Using online historical illustrations to teach the Battle of Gettysburg

NOTE: This is the anchor post for a series of four posts on digital history and the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The other posts are about Timothy O'Sullivan, Alfred Waud, Gettysburg, Memory  ---  visual literacies of the depiction of war, and the …See More
Aug 8, 2013
John Lee posted a discussion

Contemporary Social Studies 2010

Social studies is a big and sometimes unwieldy subject. Given with the massive body of content in the field and differentiation among pedagogical approaches, social studies educators have the space to be creative and expressive. There are certainly some agreed upon aims in social studies. In fact, there is something approaching consensus that social studies should aim to prepare young people for citizenship. But, what that process entails is a point of considerable disagreement. In a course on…See More
Dec 6, 2010
Robert Coven's blog post was featured

Plymouth: A Tale of Two Rocks

Preface:This entry is meant to summarize Chapter 13 of Horwitz's book, A Voyage Long and Strange. In addition, the chapter will be placed in some historiographic context by means of comparison to two older works of history that touch on the same subject: the English settlement of Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620. The older works are by Marcius Wilson (1847) and Woodrow Wilson (1902).Summary:In 1602, Bartholomew Gosnold left England for the New World with an apothecary and twenty settlers to find…See More
Nov 29, 2010
John Lee posted a discussion

Contrasting views on Norman Rockwell's America

Norman Rockwell's Family Tree 1959 Chronicling America: The Art of Norman Rockwell, an exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of Art, features 40 original Rockwell illustrations and 323 Saturday Evening Post covers. The comments below are contrasting analytical readings of illustrations. For each comment, one of the readings is representational and the other oppositional. The representational readings focus on what meets the eye…See More
Nov 29, 2010
John Lee posted a discussion

Narrative map histories

1507 Martin Waldseemüller map Online at the Library of Congress hereC-Span Book Talk with Toby Lester on his book  The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name (Free Press, November 3, 2009). Available online at  http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/PartofThe North Carolina Historical Map Overlay Project at…See More
Nov 22, 2010
Chad Michael Glenn posted a blog post

Summit Evolution

This soundscape includes 6 tracks:a recording of the hustle and bustle at a warehousea recording of a forkliftan original recording of coffee brewingan original recording of people piling into a church servicean original recording of a church choir at Summit churchan original recording of a sermon at Summit churchI wanted to use sound to tell the story of Summit Church evolving from a warehouse to a church where thousands attend to worship every weekend. The soundscape starts out in the…See More
Nov 18, 2010

Blog Posts

Summit Evolution

Posted by Chad Michael Glenn on November 18, 2010 at 3:29pm

Lincoln: The Human and the Hero Sides...

Posted by Candice Gilliland Brewer on September 13, 2010 at 2:00pm

History/Transition of Cardinal Gibbons High School

Posted by Taylor Blanton on September 12, 2010 at 3:09pm

Battle of Guilford Courthouse Soundscape

Posted by Lauren Ellott on September 9, 2010 at 3:47pm

Using The Senses to Teach.

Posted by Lauren Ellott on August 30, 2010 at 4:50pm

Toughts on Roundtable Readings

Posted by Tyler Anderson on August 30, 2010 at 3:22pm

Sensory Experiences in Teaching History

Posted by Clayton Traver on August 30, 2010 at 12:12pm

Not sure I want to smell history, but...

Posted by Candice Gilliland Brewer on August 30, 2010 at 12:00pm

Discussion of the Senses in Teaching History

Posted by Taylor Blanton on August 30, 2010 at 9:33am

The Civil War Augmented Reality Project

Posted by Jeff Mummert on July 9, 2010 at 10:09am

dhArt - Evolution of Music

Posted by Stephen Brame on May 15, 2010 at 12:30am

Becoming Digital - The Apex Journal

Posted by Stephen Brame on May 14, 2010 at 6:00pm

Reg Murphy - Visual Essay

Posted by Stephen Brame on May 14, 2010 at 11:30am

Found Digital History - The Pacific

Posted by Stephen Brame on May 14, 2010 at 10:30am

Found History - Sinking of the USS Maine

Posted by Lindsey Dowling on May 13, 2010 at 10:30am

Reg Murphy - The Great Wall of China

Posted by Lindsey Dowling on May 13, 2010 at 9:39am

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Narrative map histories 27 Replies

Started by John Lee in Visual historical inquiry. Last reply by 05mz89x7llldp Dec 20, 2010.

Wikipedia and historiography 26 Replies

Started by John Lee in Visual historical inquiry. Last reply by 05mz89x7llldp Dec 20, 2010.

Contrasting views on Norman Rockwell's America 25 Replies

Started by John Lee in Visual historical inquiry. Last reply by 05mz89x7llldp Dec 20, 2010.

Google map of The day after A Date that will Live in Infamy

Bird's eye view phots

These are bird's eye view maps from the David Rumsey collection


Carolina Power and Light (CP&L) Photograph Collection, Ph.C.68
295 images - 1900-1975
"This collection is an especially good source of early 20th century photographs of cities across North Carolina, especially Raleigh."

 
 
 

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