Monthly Archives: February 2012
How can a website assist the interpretive mission of a historic site? I am loosely defining a historic site as a historically significant location preserved to fulfill an educational function in contrast to a museum focused on the collection and … Continue reading
Practicing my novice Photoshop skills with a composite image of a WWII Soviet TASS Poster and the Michigan Avenue Bridge sculpture that commemorates the Battle of Fort Dearborn.
Flickr is the black hole of pretty pictures. Its emphasis on digital photography and aesthetic beauty foreshadows the popularity of Tumblr and Pinterest. The site certainly holds value for historians through the sheer volume of historical imagery, and the potential … Continue reading
As a public historian and young adult, there is no question of whether or not I will cultivate an online presence. Recently, however, I have been seriously grappling with the implications of separating or integrating my personal and professional online … Continue reading