CURI 2019: Final Blog Post

Somehow 10 weeks of CURI concludes tomorrow! Time flies when you’re in an ongoing battle with WordPress. This summer has been very eye-opening in many ways, but I think I have grown the most in the visual design aspect of the project. One of the unique things...

Rethinking What Archival Data Has to Offer

After a week in the archives of the Library of Congress and Howard University’s Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, we’ve arrived back on campus with more data than we were expecting — a considerably larger amount. Between the two institutions, there...

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...