Democratizing history through digital media and tools.

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The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (RRCHNM) is a multi-disciplinary team that develops online teaching resources, digital collections and exhibits, open-source software, and training in digital literacy and skills.

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Upcoming RRCHNM Events

08/15/2018: RRCHNM @ Society of American Archivists Conference

Megan Brett, Stephen Robertson and LaQuanda Walters Cooper will be presenting a lighting talk on Creating Local Linkages at the Public Library Archives and Special Collections Section meeting during the Society of American Archivists Conference on August 15, 2018, at 4.00 PM. Creating Local Linkages is an online course to introduce public librarians to researching and publishing local history using digital tools. See all events

News

ReSounding the Archives Symposium

On Tuesday, April 24, the first ReSounding the Archives Symposium was held in the Garden Room of the Colonnade Club at the University of Virginia. This event culminated the first year of work on the ReSounding the Archives digital project that seeks to bring historic sheet music back to life through contemporary recordings and contextual essays. […]

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Featured Project

A Liberian Journey

A Liberian Journey offers a look into the lives and landscapes transformed by the arrival of Firestone Plantations Company in Liberia. Through exhibits, featuring photographs, films, oral histories, and documents, an interactive map, and an archive filled with materials from a 1926 Harvard expedition, visitors are invited to interact with, reflect upon, and share their […]

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Each year, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media’s many project websites receive over 16 million visitors, and more than a million people rely on its digital tools to teach, learn, and conduct research. Donations help us sustain these resources.

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