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Description Students learned the technical strategies that historians use to visualize urban life by analyzing maps, manipulating census data, and drawing on other visual, textual, and material culture. They applied these strategies to create online exhibits using story maps that explore the life of individual city blocks in Chicago during the early 20th century.
Deliverables

map
online exhibit

Skill Areas

data collection & organization
digital presentation & storytelling
GIS/mapping
information discovery

Tools

ArcGIS Online
FamilySearch
Historical Black Newspapers
Microsoft Excel

Resources

city directories
fire insurance maps
newspapers
U.S. census

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course description
course syllabus
LITS Support Reid Larson
Deborah Reichler

 

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