Monthly Archives: February 2017

Culling a Life

By Mills Last week I had the unenviable task of culling the life of my mother-in-law, aged 81. In some ways I was the perfect person for this task, because in my sister-in-law’s garage there were 32 banker’s boxes of … Continue reading

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Internship Post

By Tom H. This semester I am excited to embark on a part time internship with the Smithsonian Institution “Learning Lab”.  Since last Spring I have been working on a Digital Humanities graduate certificate at George Mason University.  This internship … Continue reading

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DPH Internship: Post #2

By Maura This is my second blog post about my Smithsonian Libraries Internship. I continued to work with the authors’ names dataset in OpenRefine, which was derived from the books in the Smithsonian’s Digital Library, throughout December and January. I … Continue reading

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writing Biographies of NEH Heritage Fellows

By admin I started my internship with the Smithsonian last month. I had been impatiently waiting since last year for this. I was excited to find that the Smithsonian had secured a place for me where I will be doing … Continue reading

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Digital Humanties Internship #2: Not So Virtual Intern

By Greta Disclaimer: The views and opinion shared in this post reflect the author’s personal thoughts and do not reflect the thoughts or opinions of the Smithsonian Institute Archives. When I last blogged in December about my internship at the … Continue reading

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February 10 Post

By admin This semester, I have the good fortune of interning with the Smithsonian’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. This year, the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival celebrates 50 years. As part of the celebration, the Center for Folklife Center is … Continue reading

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Smithsonian Digital Internship, February 2017

By Rebeca Coleman So far this semester, I’ve encountered the struggle of juggling a full-time teaching job with completing projects for the digital internship. Unfortunately for my schedule, there have been no snow days this year, meaning the teachers are … Continue reading

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Internship Check-In for 2/10/2017

By Jeremy Lundquist Picking my internship back up in the Winter of 2017 has been a fairly easy task thus far. Throughout break, I remained in contact with my internship supervisor at the Smithsonian so that I could stay in … Continue reading

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Second Internship Reflection

By Michael Roth Over the last few months I have worked on creating a detailed calendar for social media posts, where staff can find suggestions for specific items to post. The social media team at the archives have used a … Continue reading

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