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10 Miles West of Stonewall, a Queer Newark Oral History Game

Like Drew wrote in his blog, I would like to express how much I enjoyed this class! Even though I was hopped up on sugar and wine, I felt a twinge of sadness to leave you all at the final … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Carver Vocational Technical High School

The Chicory Metadata project looks to digitize a magazine of poetry, prose, street chatter, and art, published from 1966-1982 in Baltimore, MD. According to the project’s website, it was “written by residents of the poorest neighborhoods of Baltimore, is an … Continue reading

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Cohesive, Cumulative, and Comprehensive Curation of Crowdsourcing and Community Contributions

Since life is really a huge set of coincidences, I wanted to share what I found at my local, small (heavy emphasis on the word small) town library this week. In this image, you can see a Metuchen resident submission … Continue reading

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I’ll call myself a gamer when Princess Toadstool rules Mushroom Kingdom

About two months ago, I was standing in a Game Stop trying to choose an Xbox game to play over my winter break from grad school. Playing video games is one of my favorite ways to mentally decompress from the … Continue reading

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Disentangling the “Knotted” Lines in Our History

It’s always a wide-eyed stare I receive from fellow classmates when I tell them I’m majoring in history, but very rarely watch the news and keep up with the social/political issues plaguing our country. That’s okay, my forte has always … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Social Mirror NoHomophobes.com

For years, I was an avid Opie and Anthony listener on my drive home from work.  I didn’t mind the overly insensitive chatter since I was an intelligent person who was able to discern right from wrong.  One of their … Continue reading

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Public Humanities: Giving Everyone a Voice

Before joining this class, I had an extremely conventional way of thinking about Public History and the actual practice of public humanities. As I was going through the readings for this week, I’ve realized my ideas on this subject aren’t … Continue reading

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