"Trials, Triumphs, and Transformations Focuses on Citizenship" -- Southern Rambles

  • Posted on: 11 July 2017
  • By: digitalscholar

Dr. Susan Knowles, Project Historian for Trials, Triumphs, and Tranformations and Digital Humanities Research Fellow at the Center for Historic Preservation (CHP), has written and excellent overview and history of the project at the CHP blog Southern Rambles. Knowles writes, in part,

Tennessee Green Book StoryMap

  • Posted on: 25 May 2017
  • By: digitalscholar

Kelli Gibson, graduate assistant at the Center for Historic Preservation (CHP), has created a Storymap for this website based on the Tennessee Green Book, which "listed accommodations, restaurants, and other businesses willing to serve African American travelers during segregation."The StoryMap, titled Jim Crow and the American Road Trip: Tennessee Green Book Sites, is an interactive guide through Tennessee lodgings that accomodated African Americans from the late 30s through the 1964 Civil Rights

Research Trip to Giles County for Trials Expansion

  • Posted on: 19 January 2017
  • By: digitalscholar

Dr. Susan Knowles of the MTSU Center for Historic Preservation (CHP) and Ken Middleton, Digital Projects Librarian at MTSU, have been canvassing the state for materials to add to this collection, now titled Trials, Triumphs, and Transformations (emphasis added). Recently, they have gone north to Robertson and Montgomery counties, and south through Williamson and Giles Counties.