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Connecting to Oral Histories
May 1, 2014

Connecting to Oral Histories

The following guest blog post is by Mary Battle, Public Historian at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. Avery hosts numerous digitally archived materials in the Lowcountry Digital Library, which is featured in DPLA through the South Carolina Digital Library.

Mary Battle, Public Historian at the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, describes the value of oral histories as a teaching tool and highlights some of her favorites from DPLA.

Meet a Community Rep: Lavanda Wagenheim
April 25, 2014

Meet a Community Rep: Lavanda Wagenheim

This is the third guest post in our Community Reps series which explores individual community reps and the work they are doing with DPLA.

DPLA Community Rep Lavanda Wagenheim, IB Middle Years Programme Coordinator at the Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools- Middle in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, details a recent outreach activity she organized for instructors in her school district.

Meet a Community Rep: Stephanie J. Richmond
April 9, 2014

Meet a Community Rep: Stephanie J. Richmond

This is the second guest post in our Community Reps series which explores individual community reps and the work they are doing with DPLA.

Assistant professor of history and community rep Stephanie J. Richmond explains why she decided to join the reps program and how she’s thinking about DPLA’s value for the higher ed classroom.