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Lecture: Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI)

Join Mary Battle and John White - both from the College of Charleston - in the Hollings Program Room at Thomas Cooper Library on Tuesday September 3rd as they discuss the upcoming Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI), "an online platform... to translate multi-institutional archival materials, historic landscape features and structures, and academic research into digital public history exhibition projects."

The complete description from the event organizers is as follows:

"Mary Battle and John White discuss the upcoming Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI), a digital public history project hosted by the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) at the College of Charleston. Funded through a major grant award from the Dorothy and Gaylord Donnelley Foundation, LDHI will launch in winter 2013-14 as an online platform for partner institutions and collaborative scholars to translate multi-institutional archival materials, historic landscape features and structures, and academic research into digital public history exhibition projects. Battle will address the opportunities and challenges involved in developing LDHI, and White will present upcoming LDHI exhibitions that address twentieth century civil rights history in the South Carolina Lowcountry landscape. He will particularly discuss a Neatline mapping project-in-progress that reveals the prevalence of white intimidation and violence in South Carolina during the civil rights movement."

Where: Hollings Program Room, Thomas Cooper Library

When: Tuesday, September 3rd, 3:30-5:30pm