Digital Humanities: VT Projects
Mapping the Fourth of July is a crowdsourced digital archive of primary sources that reveal how Americans celebrated July 4 during the Civil War era.
- Paul Quigley (project director) is the James I. Robertson, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil War Studies and director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
- David Hicks (project co-director), Associate Professor of History and Social Science Education
- Kurt Luther (project co-director) is Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Mapping Inequality updates the study of New Deal America, the federal government, housing, and inequality for the twenty-first century.
Contributor: LaDale Winling, Associate Professor in the Department of History
The VPI in World War One Project is dedicated to exploring and documenting the lives of Virginia Tech's World War I veterans and, through them, understanding this institution's role in that international conflict.
Creator: Daniel Newcomb, Academic and Career Advisor in the Department of History
Seventeen Moments in Soviet History is a multi-media archive of primary materials designed to introduce students and the general public to the richness and contradictions of Soviet history.
Contributor: Amy Nelson, Associate professor in the Department of History
The American Soldier in World War II is a project to make available to scholars and to the public a remarkable collection of written reflections on war and military service by American soldiers who served during the Second World War.
- Edward J.K. Gitre, Assistant Professor of History
- Kurt Luther, Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Roanoke Valley in the Great War is a digital project devoted to tracking, documenting, and exploring the lives of Roanoke Valley World War I veterans.
- Daniel Newcomb, Academic and Career Advisor in the Department of History
- Thomas Ewing, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Professor of History
LBT is a growing digital archive of books, pamphlets, and periodical essays illustrating the causes and controversies that preoccupied Byron and his contemporaries.
Creator: David H. Radcliffe, Professor of English