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If Research Was A Plane, Nobody Would Get On.

This week felt like a long one – in more ways than one. It’s right around that time of the semester for midterms and housing discussions and lots of assignments. The prospects of spring break and the possibility of warm weather are right around the corner. Emotions and tensions can get to a breaking point. Continue reading If Research Was A Plane, Nobody Would Get On.

Omeka!

So now that my digital humanities class is in full swing, each “team” has to make a presentation about the software they are using. (I put team in quotation marks because not every team is made up of multiple people – a few of the programs are run by just one person, like me!) This Continue reading Omeka!

Perspectives

Because I’m still focusing on my microfilm projects, I haven’t had much of an opportunity to explore a new database – not that I mind, of course. This week, my assignments were researching the placement of the plaque outside the Seamen’s Bethel, and the construction of the original Tiferes (now Tifereth) Synagogue. Growing up in Continue reading Perspectives

Rev. Mr. Thurber’s Poem to the Seamen’s Bethel

I’ve been working through a few projects this past week for my internship, and working with the microfilm has certainly been exciting! (But more on that later.) One of my tasks was looking into the history of the plaque outside the Seamen’s Bethel in New Bedford. I found this poem, printed in The Morning Mercury, Continue reading Rev. Mr. Thurber’s Poem to the Seamen’s Bethel

I met with Prof. Miller this afternoon to complete the paperwork necessary to file for an internship with Career Services, so I will be handing that in today! More to follow…