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New Plans

I am pleased to announce that this summer I am a John B. Hurford ’60 Humanities Center Summer Research Fellow. A little bit more about the fellowship in general: “These competitive grants are designed to support thesis-related or otherwise substantive Read more…

By Laura, ago
Maps

Post Roads 1839

Before I begin: PLEASE NOTE: I am also looking for paid summer internships that have  a map making component. I can send my resume and anything else if you are interested. Tweet, email, you know the drill… Hi Everyone, It has been Read more…

By Laura, ago
Maps

Updated Casino Map

Almost every Friday since September, Laurie Allen, a Digital Librarian at Haverford College has worked with me to improve my interactive mapping skills. I have been inspired to learn JavaScript, leaflet, some html, some css, some mapbox, some cartodb, and Read more…

By Laura, ago
Maps

Got Pesticides?

This is a project that I completed for my final in my first GIS course. I talked to Dr. Steve Brown at the University of Georgia extension service and found that it may have been better to use data on Read more…

By Laura, ago
Maps

Casino Map

This is a map I created of Alaskan Native and American Indian Casinos in the United States. I retrieved the data from the National Indian Gaming Commission. Here’s the list. Click here for the full map Casino Map by Laura Read more…

By Laura, ago
Maps

Post Road Data

The Post Road data was created during my time as a Tri-college digital humanities intern with the Viral Texts Project at Northeastern University. I used two maps  from the Library of Congress, both created by the official topographer to the Read more…

By Laura, ago
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Government Dealings

Things have been pretty interesting around here. Last week I tried calling the Postal Service Historian. Turns out, there’s no number for that person, so I called the general USPS number. Needless to say, the many people I talked to Read more…

By Laura, ago