Progress Report #2

This week I did many of the same tasks I did last week. In addition to the work I’ve been doing research-wise, I captioned a few of our pictures and have been looking for a way to indent our bibliographic entries in WordPress. While I’ve been trying various codes I’ve found online in CSS, through Classic mode, in HTML mode […]

Scrapbooks Update #5

This week my group heavily focused on captioning our images. In order to keep track of which images have captions and which still need to be captioned, we’ve decided to use our Excel sheet that we made for naming our scans earlier in the semester. To indicate an image has been captioned, we simply write “Yes” at the end of […]

Progress Report #1

Over the past few weeks, my group has made a lot of progress with our project. We completed much of the physical, in-person aspects of the project within the first two months of having the assignment, thankfully making our job much easier now that we’re completing this at a distance. Currently, our main focus is on completing the contextual information […]

Historians in the Digital World

With the advent of the digital world, there have been many changes for historians. The field as a whole has begun to shift, with a focus on “expanding access to the past” and looking into developing new tools rather than new arguments. With this expanded access comes an emphasis on a new audience – the public. Previously, most historians had […]

Scrapbook Update #4

This week has easily been one of the most hectic and stressful weeks in my entire college career, and I’m sure that’s the case for most college students across the country. The transition from in-person to online shouldn’t affect my group too badly. We completed all of the scans we need for our project and most of what we have […]