Awarded Honorable Mention: Garfinkel Prize in Digital Humanities

  • Posted on: 13 November 2018
  • By: digitalscholar

Trials, Triumphs, and Transformations: Tennesseans’ Search for Citizenship, Community, and Opportunity, was selected as an Honorable Mention for the Garfinkel Prize Award.The award was presented at the Digital Humanities Caucus Business Meeting at the American Studies Association conference on November 9, 2018.

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 Act.

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.