A Fond Farewell to CURI 2019

This summer took me to so many places, metaphorical and otherwise. After arriving a few weeks late from choir tour, I jumped straight back into thinking about mapping and spent a fair amount of time trying to re-immerse myself in texts that could tell me more about...

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...

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...