I’ve been meaning to write this post for about a week.
I meant to write up a post last week after some exciting findings at the archives, however I realized I forgot to copy the files of all the items I had scanned into the computer there to my jump drive.
Although I could have gone ahead and written a post regardless, I wanted to reference some of the materials for a more detailed post so decided to wait until I had them copied to my computer. Read More
And by that, I mean meandering around on digital history sites!
I did, however, take some time to explore (and get a little bit of research done) in the archives today too…yay for successes!
The three sites I chose to look at for this assignment were The Tran Atlantic Slave Trade Database, Gilded Age Plains City, and Mapping the Republic of Letters. Read More
I admit that I feel a little behind in my research.
As I was browsing through some of my fellow classmates’ blogs, I was astounded by how much some of them have already done. I was getting a little down on myself for not having done even have of that research.
Truthfully, I’ve been quite busy. I work for the Office of Residential Life as a student hall director here at Morris and in the week before classes started, I was busy with winter training. Since classes started, I’ve been trying to figure out Read More
Hello there, I’m Britta, a fourth year History and English major at the University of Minnesota-Morris.
Over the course of Spring Semester 2015, I will be participating in Century America, a unique and exciting course sponsored by COPLAC that extends across both the U.S. and Canada. My professors reside in different states…in fact, we aren’t even in the same time zone. My classmates? Other than my research partner at UMM, they all attend different schools. The class meets over video conference. We haven’t met in real life, but we are very much together Read More