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Marking Digital History at UMW

Jeff McClurken’s Adventure’s in Digital History seminar is (or is it “was” now?) a pretty amazing thing. The driving logic of the course was that four distinct projects, each dealing with a unique facet of local history, were be framed … Continue reading

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Without Cigarettes There Would Be No Baseball Cards

Well, I’m not actually sure this blog title is entirely true, and that’s why I can freely publish it here. I found this 1887 baseball card on Shorpy’s Photo blog. It features the likeness of Chicago White Stockings first baseman … Continue reading

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Library of Congress Images on Flickr

Image found on the Library of Congress site here, very Star Warsy in my opinion 🙂 This news is making the rounds, but it is really cool to see 3,000 Library of Congress images on Flickr. The logic by which … Continue reading

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Vintage Photos and the Politics of Smoking

I just posted an image from the ever-magical Shorpy’s Photo Blog, and when I returned to my RSS reader to continue browsing the images I stumbled on another moving photo titled “A Big Kiss for Grandpa” featuring a cool-looking, supine … Continue reading

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Office Images

I really like this image… …of workers in an Insurance Office on the South Side of Chicago in 1941. See the full-size image on Shorpy’s blog here.

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Mary Washington Centennial on flickr

UMW’s centennial is on the Flickr bus! As 2007 comes to a close, the University of Mary Washington’s centennial year is set to begin. There has been much preparation for the centennial festivities, and the occasion has in many ways … Continue reading

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Babe in Uniform

Babe Ruth in full salute after signing up for a three-year stint in the New York National Guard. I have to give a special thanks to the RSS feed at Shorpy’s Photo Blog which delivered this gem of an image … Continue reading

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Wireless has come a long way at UMW, baby …

… but it cerainly lacks some of the “innate coolness” that characterized the aesthetics of Mary Washington wireless from ages gone by – what can I say, like any good noir will testify to, they just dressed better back then!!! … Continue reading

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