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ItemA Look Back at Braddock District(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2011) Bulova, Sharon; Cook, John; Center for History and New MediaThe Honorable Sharon Bulova spearheaded A Look Back at Braddock, when she represented Braddock District on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in 2005. She initiated a series of town meetings, inviting historians and archaeologists to talk about the history of the Fairfax County's Braddock area. A task force of 80 volunteers formed out of those meetings and initiated an oral history project. From the oral history project, the book, Braddock's True Gold: 20th Century Life in the Heart of Fairfax County, a companion map of historical sites, a video, and a student history competition for secondary students evolved. This website augments and extends Braddock's True Gold with greater access to the research and documentation collected by the project team and contributed by community residents. The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media conceptualized, designed, and produced the website using Omeka. Hosted at braddockheritage.org. ItemAmerican Egyptomania(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2004) Grafton, Scott; English Department; Center for History and New MediaAmerican Egyptomania was a joint project of the Center for History and New Media, the English Department at George Mason University and Professor Scott Trafton, and the College of Arts and Sciences' Technology Across the Curriculum program (TAC). This website is devoted to exploring American fascination with Egypt and its history. It includes primary source documents, a list of secondary literature, and a list of web resources. Hosted at chnm.gmu.edu/egyptomania. ItemAmerican Women’s Dime Novel Project(2013) Carr, FeliciaThis website grew out of George Mason University Cultural Studies PhD Felicia Carr's research for her dissertation entitled “All For Love: Gender and Class and the Woman’s Dime Novel in Nineteenth-Century America,” which examines the genre of women’s dime novel writing and its role in changing gender and class formations. The website includes a cover gallery, introductory essay, primary source materials, and links to digitized dime novels. Hosted at chnm.gmu.edu/dimenovels. ItemAnthologize(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2010) Leon, Sharon; Gorges, Boone; Murray-John, Patrick; Cohen, Dan; Boggs, Jeremy; Owens, Trevor; Brennan, Sheila A.; Casden, Jason; Gossett, Kathie; Hanrath, Scott; Kapsalis, Effie; Knox, Doug; McCune, Zachary; Meloni, Julie; Ramsay, Steve; Rashleigh, Patrick; Remy, Jana; Scheinfeldt, TomAnthologize is a free, open-source, plugin that transforms WordPress into a platform for publishing electronic texts. Grab posts from your WordPress blog, import feeds from external sites, or create new content directly within Anthologize. Then outline, order, and edit your work, crafting it into a single volume for export in several formats, including—in this release—PDF, ePUB, TEI. Anthologize was built during One Week One Tool, an NEH Summer Institute at George Mason University’s Center for History and New Media. Major sponsors of Anthologize were the Office of Digital Humanities of the National Endowment for the Humanities, City Tech OpenLab, and Demokratie & Dialog e.V. This site was intended to promote and provide resources for Anthologize, while the plugin itself is available in the WordPress plugins directory (https://wordpress.org/plugins/anthologize/). Hosted at anthologize.org. ItemBetween The Wars: The United States, 1919-1941 (History 409)(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 1997) O'Malley, MichaelBespoke website designed in late 1990s as the digital component of a history course. URL: chnm.gmu.edu/courses/hist409/ ItemBetween The Wars: The United States, 1919-1941 (History 409)(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 1997) O'Malley, MichaelBespoke website designed in late 1990s as the digital component of a history course. URL: chnm.gmu.edu/courses/hist409/ ItemBlackout History Project(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2000) Sparrow, Jim; Summers, John; Vuong, TuVinh; Cheng, JohnThe Blackout History Project reconstructed two dramatic social responses to large-scale technological failure, specifically blackouts that encompassed the New York metropolitan region. In early November of 1965, at the height of the cold war, 30 million people living in the most densely populated region of the United States experienced a cascading power failure which blacked out almost the entire Northeast in less than fifteen minutes. Rising to the occasion, New Yorkers assisted each other in a spirit of cooperation and community uncharacteristic of ordinary city life. Twelve years later, in the summer of 1977, the New York metropolitan region experienced another massive power outage, but this time the popular response was quite different. Devastating riots and looting engulfed the poorer sections of the city, inflicting enormous economic damage at a time when New York City was already on its knees. The website includes a timeline of events, an archive of personal stories that were partially collected using a the website interface, and contextualizing essays. Funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation as part of the Science and Technology in the Making (STIM) project. It was hosted for a year by the Scholarly Technology Group at Brown University before moving to George Mason University and continued hosting by the Center for History and New Media at blackout.gmu.edu ItemCIA Declassified(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2008) Leon, SharonCirca 2008. This site was a prototype for a project dedicated to opening the historical record of the CIA to the public. The documents featured in this collection offer a glimpse at the Agency's activities. Though the majority these holdings are Agency documents meant for internal use, personal interviews and recollections are also included. The project welcomed contributions of personal recollections from those involved in the Central Intelligence Agency and its related institutions. Published using Omeka. ItemCivic Education Project and Digital Memory Bank(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2008) Civic Education Project; Kelly, Mills1991-2008. The Civic Education Project is an international non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1991 to promote pluralism and international standards in social science education in countries developing civil society capacity. From 1991-2004 they operated three different fellowship programs in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, and over 20,000 students participated in courses offered by the program. The website that was archived in 2019 was actively developed from circa 2007-2008 and included a memory bank where fellows, staff members, students, and partners could write about their personal experiences with the program. It also included a replica of the original website from circa 1999-2006. Formerly hosted at civiceducationproject.org. ItemClothing Will Be Sent as Soon as a Supply is Received(2013-08-30) Hodgdon, Samuel; Hodgdon, Samuel; Craig, Isaac ItemConflict and Consensus: Key Moments in U.S. History(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2010) Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, /Conflict and Consensus: Key Moments in U.S. History was a Teaching American History grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, that provided an opportunity for middle and high school teachers of American history in Montgomery County Public Schools to expand and improve their content knowledge of U.S. history and their instructional skills. A key component of the program was an intensive two-week summer institute, including one week that introduced overarching themes in American history, and one grade level specific week that addressed the key moments in which Americans struggled over the basic nature of American society. Content areas included race, citizenship, and ethnicity, and key events such as Secession and Civil War, and the Montgomery Bus Boycotts and the Civil Rights Movement. This website served as an essential tool to help participating teachers accomplish the goals of this project. Components of the website include schedules of events, a source analysis section, a collaboration section, a resources section, and a lessons section. ItemCreating a More Perfect Community(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2007)Creating a More Perfect Community was a Teaching American History grant awarded to Alexandria City Public Schools and funded by the United States Department of Education. A partnership with George Mason University and the Office of Historic Alexandria, this grant provided professional development for teachers from 2004-2007 to improve their content knowledge through a year-long study. The goal was to create a stronger sense of community through a deeper understanding of history. The Creating a More Perfect Community website served participating teachers to help them complete the requirements of the project. The site was hosted at chnm.gmu.edu/acpstah. ItemCreating Local Linkages(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2020-05) Brett, Megan; Legg, Jannelle; Walters Cooper, LaQuanda; Robertson, Stephen; Kelly, Mills; Brennan, Sheila A.; Dauterive, Jessica; Nguyen, Kim; Wilkinson, CorinneCreating Local Linkages created an open-access curriculum, and a series of online courses using that curriculum, that introduced public librarians to the core elements of researching and publishing local history using digital tools. There were four course cycles. Course participants had access to a users-only forum, powered by Commons in a Box (CBox), where they could post responses and discuss the modules. CBox also enabled them to create documents to share with the teaching team and each other. Over the five modules, participants built out sample content on Omeka.net sites. In addition to the online courses, the team led two in-person workshops based on the CLL curriculum. At the end of the grant period, the team produced a Local History Activity Guide for public librarians to use when planning online or in-person programming, based on the course modules. ItemCritical Infrastructure Protection: Oral History Project and Digital Archive(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2005) Brown, Kathi Ann; Luria, Rebecca; Safley, Jim; Rosenzweig, Roy; Scheinfeldt, TomThe Critical Infrastructure Protection and Oral History Project was designed to document the history of US efforts to protect the systems and structures that are vital to the smooth functioning of the economy and society. Examples include the electrical grid, banking network, distribution pipelines, transportation corridors and emergency response systems. The Oral History Project focused primarily on the 1980s up through the formation of the Department of Homeland Security in November 2002. The website included a (no longer functional) timeline of key events, an archive of materials relevant to the developing of CIP, and a bibliography of additional readings. The archive includes primary source documents on Congressional hearings, General Accounting Office reports, Congressional Research Service reports, Office of Technology Assessment reports, selected Executive Orders, key federal commission reports, think tank reports, and oral history interviews. It was hosted at chnm.gmu.edu/cipdigitalarchive. ItemCuriosities from the Streets: 19th Century London to Today(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2009) Thompson, Kenneth; Messenger, MattCharles Hindley's Curiosities of Street Literature, a compilation of British broadside ballads, was published by Reeves and Turner in London in 1871. This digital edition was edited and prepared by Kenneth Thompson and Matt Messenger in 2009 using Omeka. Dr. Thompson was a Term Associate Professor of English and Matt Messenger was a graduate student in History at George Mason. Hosted at chnm.gmu.edu/curiosity/. ItemData Mining With Criminal Intent(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2011) Cohen, Dan; Hitchcock, Tim; Rockwell, Geoffrey; Sander, Jörg; Shoemaker, Robert; Sinclair, Stéfan; Takats, Sean; Turkel, WilliamThe Datamining with Criminal Intent project brings together three online resources: the Old Bailey Online, Zotero and TAPoR. It allows users to study the rich Old Bailey resource (127 milllion words of trial accounts), using analytical tools from TAPoR like Voyeur and information management tools like Zotero. Researchers interested in studying the Old Bailey can now work in a distributed research environment where they can query the Old Bailey site through a dedicated API; save result sets and queries to their Zotero account where they can be managed; and then send result sets from Zotero to text analysis tools like the Voyeur tools which have been enhanced to optimise their usefulness with these texts. ItemDC Museum Collaborative(Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, 2011) VariousIn connection with Teaching American History grants, teachers from around the country visit Washington, D.C., on a regular basis, but they visit each museum separately and the experience is linked only by geography. The goal of this new project was to bring together representatives from area museums and organizations to talk about the wide array of professional development programs that are available to grantees, and talk about ways that we might better coordinate our programs to provide more seamless field experiences for these grantees when they are visiting the DC area. The project ran from 2009-2011 and is hosted at chnm.gmu.edu/dc-collaborative.