Final Blog Post

        For my final blog post I would like to start off by saying how I came into this class not knowing much about it, after I had to drop a class early on in the semester. I read the description for […]

Final Blog Post

For my final blog post, I decided to revisit the assignment we did on Omeka. I really enjoyed this assignment because it really opened my eyes. I didn’t know that there was a way for me to access such historical photographs and documents. While searching […]

Final Post

Creating the flourish map was one of the most interesting things that I did the entire semester considering all of my classes. With that in mind, I had a lot of fun playing around and looking at different data of information and comparing them to […]

Blog #7

Charleston slave badge from 1801 for Mechanic No.  108. This badge was used in Charleston, South Carolina, the United States, North, and Central America. It is apart of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture collection. This badge is made of copper […]

Blog #5

This reading from this week covered the topic of industrial slavery. When I think of industrial slavery, I think of modern-day slavery. When I say modern-day slavery, I mean working in an industrial factory or for an industrial company for lots of hours although the […]

Week 7 Blog Post: Digital Art 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 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 […]