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L’Arxiu de la Paraula

L’Arxiu de la Paraula is an archive of sound recordings and visual material from cultural activities held at the Barcelona Athenaeum since 1973. The collection is organized thematically by kind of event, such as visual arts, science and technology, film, literature, music, and philosophy.

Project developed by Atenue Barceolnès (Barcelona Athenaeum).


Gothic Past

A resource for the study of medieval buildings in Ireland, Gothic Past draws on the archival collections of the Irish Art Research Centre at Trinity College Dublin. The visual material on the site includes photographs of medieval Irish architecture and sculpture created since the 1930s as well as a collection of moulding profiles from building throughout Ireland.

Project developed by the History of Art Department and the Library of Trinity College Dublin and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.

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Battersea Arts Centre Digital Archive

The Battersea Arts Centre Digital Archive collects the history of the building, which housed the Battersea Town Hall from 1892 to 1974, as well the history of the Centre. Materials from the Centre’s archive are joined by contributions from users, and include performance programs, oral histories, and architectural plans.

Project developed by the Battersea Arts Centre, London, in partnership with Wandsworth Heritage Service and Klokan Technologies

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Identities: Understanding Islam in a Cross-Cultural Context

Identities follows on previous work but the Museum & Community Collaborations Abroad program which connected students at Kennesaw State University, Georgia, USA, and the Ben M’Sik Community Museum, Casablanca, Morocco. The exhibit explores themes of identity, migration, belonging and community to promote conversation between the involved communities.

Project developed by the Ben M’Sik Community Museum, Casablanca, and the Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University, and administered by the American Alliance for Museums.

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Cleveland Historical

Cleveland Historical is a mobile responsive archive which allows users to explore the history of the city. In addition to browsing geolocated content, users can take neighborhood or thematic tours.

Project developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University.

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Martha Washington: A Life

Martha Washington is a digital exhibit which uses the life of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington to help visitors explore the ways in which class and gender affected the experience of women in the 18th century. The site includes teaching modules on sociability, slavery at Mount Vernon, and the Revolutionary War.

Project developed by George Washington’s Mount Vernon and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University.

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Making History: Transcribe

Making History: Transcribe is a collaborative online workspace where the public can participate in transcribing documents relating to over 400 years of Virginia history, people, and culture.

Project developed by the Library of Virginia.

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NEPTUN (NumErisation du PaTrimoine de l’Université de Namur) is a digital exhibit to highlight the heritage of the University of Namur and its special collections. Drawing from the Bibliothèque universitaire Moretus Plantin and the Centre de Documentation et de Recherche Religieuses, the site includes medieval manuscripts, printed works, newspapers, postcards, and maps.

Project developed by the Bibliothèque universitaire Moretus Plantin.

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Florida Memory

Drawing from selected collections of the State Library and Archives of Florida, Florida Memory is one of the largest public Omeka collections. In addition to digitized collections items, the site offers historical essays and educational resources for students and teachers tailored to state educational standards.

Project administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services.

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The Story of the Beautiful

Using the Peacock Room as the focal point, The Story of the Beautiful explores the history of art and aesthetics and provides a contextualized exhibition of the objects which have formed part of the room’s collections. The exhibit includes interactive reconstructions of the room both in its original installation in London and its later installation in Detroit.

Project developed by the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art|Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Wayne State University’s Library System.