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Monday
Feb222016

CSI:Dixie in New York Times and Slate

CSI:Dixie received positive notices in the The New York Times ("New Databases Offer Insights Into the Lives of Escaped Slaves" by Eve M. Kahn) and in Slate ("The Hundreds of Life Stories Found in Coroner's Reports From the 19th-Century South" by Rebecca Onion).
Wednesday
Feb172016

CSI:Dixie is now live

eHistory thanks the American Council of Learned Societies, the Willson Center of Humanities and Arts at the University of Georgia, and all its supporters for helping us launch CSI:Dixie, an aggregation and analysis of 1582 coroners' reports from nineteenth-century South Carolina.
Tuesday
Jan122016

MAP Project - African American Population now in geospatial database!

After several years of labor, we have finally completed adding the African and African American population to our geospatial database. We can now for the first time visualize the expansion of African peoples into North America before 1790. Next up: the indigenous population. Stay tuned!
Monday
May112015

Congratulations to Elizabeth Fenn!

Elizabeth Fenn, principal investigator for Pox Americana, is the winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in history for her book Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People.
Tuesday
Jan272015

Invasion - New and Improved

Invasion of America now includes links to executive orders and Congressional legislation as well as to treaties.