Racial Census Data Breakthrough

After a week of struggling to find geographic breakdowns of census records for the early 1900s, we did it! Actually Ann Schaenzer did it. Thea and I went to her today to ask if she knew of any good resources, and she pointed us to Social Explorer. Not only does this...

Practice Map: Burleigh Performing Burleigh

It’s time to get back into the swing of things! This map was a quick build in order to practice embedding audio samples (via Spotify) into ArcGIS. I used data from Dr. Snyder’s Burleigh bible to include 13 known instances of Burleigh performing his own...

Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Heading

CURI 2019 is here! The sun is out and the Musical Geography website is open on my computer. Especially after reading through the interim team’s final blog posts, it is clear that we accomplished so much more than we thought we would.  For one, all of our maps are in...