Category Archive: Projects

Curating Tribal Collections

Case Study: Curating Tribal Collections by Elizabeth Lowman and Robin Kilgo Collections with cultural sensitivities face many problems with the decisions surrounding dissemination and curation. With tribal collections, the content is culturally sensitive for many reasons, which will be covered in this essay. Some tribal collections are in the unique position to be considered proprietary; …

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A Closer Look at Community Partnerships

Case Study: A Closer Look at Community Partnerships by Brooke Bryan History runs deep in the small, storied town of Yellow Springs, Ohio. Arguably a champion of early racial and cultural diversity since its establishment, the village was a cultural nook in the conservative Ohio valley in post-World War II times. High-ranking blacks stationed at …

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The Veterans History Project

Case Study: The Veterans History Project by Kurt Dewhurst  Created in 2000 by Congressional legislation, the Veterans History Project (VHP) collects, preserves, and makes available first-hand accounts of men and women who have served in the uniforms of the United States Armed Forces during wartime, beginning with World War I. Originally containing the word “oral” …

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America Works-Emerging Project Models

Case Study: America Works-Emerging Project Models by Nancy Groce and Bert Lyons Tweet

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Oral History, Folklore, and Vernacular Architecture

Case Study: Oral History, Folklore, and Vernacular Architecture by Janet C. Gilmore and Troy Reeves This document arose from discussions, both in-person and electronic, between Gilmore and Troy Reeves. Reeves, who has led oral history activities at UW-Madison since 2007 and has served as a contributor to the OHDA grant, asked her to respond to …

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