Memory

EXHIBIT –Digital Lincoln

In 2009, to help commemorate the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth, the House Divided Project at Dickinson College partnered with the Journal of American History to create a web-based exhibit that would showcase ways that newly emerging digital tools could reshape the…

COLLECTION –Their Own Words

The Dickinson Library has digitized over 34,000 pages of text (both published and unpublished) that were written by Dickinsonians from the 18th,19th, and 20th centuries.  The wide-ranging collection covers numerous topics, but the collection is especially strong for the following figures:…

COLLECTION –Lincoln’s Writings

NEH EDSITEMENT has named Lincoln’s Writings: The Multi-Media Edition as one of the “Best of the Humanities Web.”  The site ranks 150 of Abraham Lincoln’s most teachable documents and provides an arsenal of multi-media learning resources around each one.  This…

COLLECTION –Carlisle Indian School

The Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center is one of the newest and most ambitious primary source collections ever undertaken at Dickinson College.  The project, led by co-directors Jim Gerencser, Susan Rose and Malinda Triller,aims to develop a comprehensive searchable database…

VIDEO –Tour of Ford’s Theatre

  Matthew Pinsker hosts a video tour for the Ford’s Theatre Society to help commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln Assassination. Tour of Ford’s Theatre (30 minutes / 9 segments)

Map –Summers with Lincoln

Created by high school student Chelsea Miller, this map is built around excerpts from a book written by one of her teachers, James Percoco, Summers With Lincoln (2008), documenting his experiences visiting Lincoln statues and memorials from across the country with his…