Week 7 Blog Post: Digital Art

https://nmaahc.si.edu/object/nmaahc_2015.222.8?destination=edan-search/collection_search%3Fpage%3D3%26edan_q%3D%252A%253A%252A%26edan_local%3D1%26edan_fq%255B0%255D%3Dtopic%253A%2522Slavery%2522 This artifact is a picture of Sergeant Jacob Johns seated. Johns was part of the 19th United States Colored Infantry that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. This regiment was composed of African American Enlisted men, from the Eastern Shore. […]

Week 6 Blog Post: Flourish Data Map

https://public.flourish.studio/visualisation/4648750/ Geospatial visualization and analysis can change how we look at historical questions by allowing for questions and their answers to be shown up as maps, data graphs, etc. It encourages the readers and the audience to look at it from a different standpoint as […]

Week 4 Blog Post: Comparative Website

I picked website pair D to review. The first website is titled “Revisiting Rebellion: Nat Turner in the American Imagination” (https://americanantiquarian.org/NatTurner/). Upon entering the website, at first glance, it looks super easy and simple to read. The home had three short paragraphs and was very […]

Week 3 Blog Post: Omeka

http://omekahst251.jenniferandrella.com/admin/items/show/id/54 The visual document I selected was titled “Insurrection on Board a Slave Ship.” There is a sense of hypocrisy in the title itself. The word insurrection meaning uprising or rebellion was used against the enslaved Africans on the slave ship. There was an uprising […]