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The People’s Access to the People’s History – Brandon Locke

One of the strengths of The History Harvest is our practice of making a digital replica of an item or oral history, so contributors do not have to sacrifice possession of their artifacts. This practice is also advantageous in terms … Continue reading

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How do we talk about digitizing, curating, and managing community history? – Leslie C. Working

How do we digitize, curate, and manage community history? As important a question as this is, encompassing technology, stability, pedagogy, institutional priorities, and numerous other considerations, it leads to questions that may be even more important in the context of … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives – Kelsey Jistel

Being a History Harvest Scholar was the highlight of my undergraduate education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, an excellent and innovative learning opportunity for everyone involved.  For me, the History Harvest project really culminated my History major well.  It was … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives – Robert Perry

I am a non-traditional undergraduate at UNL with a major in History and two minors in Ethnic Studies & Communication Studies.  As a junior, I was one of the original eight (8) advanced undergraduate History majors who enrolled in the … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives – Jennifer Kroft

So many times school seems like an endless road of reading assignments, papers, and test which add up to a degree but leave a student feeling unengaged in the learning process. Will the paper written today or last semester amount … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives – Matt Koziol

I participated in the North Omaha History Harvest in the Fall of 2011.  Prior to that experience, despite being a senior in college, I had almost no knowledge of the history of racism and discrimination, or the history of achievement … Continue reading

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Join us for History Harvest Blitz Week!

Join us for History Harvest Blitz Week April 8-12, 2013.Share feedback, suggestions, ideas, and strategies for building The History Harvest. We welcome faculty, teachers, students, librarians, technology professionals, and anyone interested in joining the project. Monday April 8: The Student Experience How … Continue reading

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About the History Harvest: An innovative new authentic learning initiative.

The History Harvest is an innovative new authentic learning initiative in the Department of History at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This collaborative, team-oriented, student-centered and community-based project seeks to create a popular movement to democratize and open American history by … Continue reading

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