Digital Resources for Experiencing History & Culture At Home

Museums have been ramping up their digital offerings in order to continue providing content to and engaging with their audiences. Chances are your favorite museum has made some resources or material available on their website or social media. Show your favorite museum some support by following, liking and sharing their content! You may even getContinue reading “Digital Resources for Experiencing History & Culture At Home”

St. John’s AME Zion Church – Downtown Wilson, NC

I am continuing to celebrate Black History Month by sharing photos and information from my recent visits to local historical sites with ties to African American history. St. John AME Zion Church is one of several historic Black churches in Wilson, North Carolina. I chose it to visit before I visited the Freeman Round HouseContinue reading “St. John’s AME Zion Church – Downtown Wilson, NC”

Collections Reflections

My first semester of graduate school is complete! It was a challenging yet rewarding experience and I’m enjoying a few weeks of break before diving back in. This semester included the first phase of the Volga to Cape Fear community project by focusing on the parts of the project related to collections. Since my last postContinue reading “Collections Reflections”

The ‘Stuff’ of History

The Volga to Cape Fear Project has continued fairly smoothly since my last post. I have conducted two out of three oral history interviews, received several objects on loan for the exhibit that will go up in the spring, and am in the process of researching and writing the loan recommendation that will tie togetherContinue reading “The ‘Stuff’ of History”