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A Look Back at Braddock District

Show simple item record Bulova, Sharon Cook, John Center for History and New Media 2020-05-04T20:56:17Z 2020-05-04T20:56:17Z 2011
dc.description The WARC file must be opened using a program like The ZIP contains a static version of the website. en_US
dc.description.abstract The 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 en_US
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dc.publisher Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media en_US
dc.subject digital history en_US
dc.title A Look Back at Braddock District en_US
dc.type Project en_US

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