The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware is pleased to announce the recipients of grants and fellowships awarded in December, 2016. Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is March 31th. The H. B. du Pont Dissertation Fellowship deadline is November 15th. For more information go to http://www.hagley.org/research/grants-fellowships.
What's New For Teachers
From handwritten 17th-century letters to underground hip hop albums from the 1970s, a whole bevy of African-American historical artifacts are now available via the University of Minnesota’s Umbra search.
The site, which houses digital African American archives, is now completely free and open to public...
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The sixth Mnemonics: Network for Memory Studies summer school will be hosted by the Frankfurt Memory Studies Platform from September 7-9, 2017 at Goethe University Frankfurt. Confirmed keynote speakers are Aleida Assmann (University of Konstanz), Andreas Huyssen (Columbia University, New York) and Anna Reading (King’s College, London).
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Thanks, Alex. Will look into what copyright permission from the database compiler might entail. It is hard enough tracking down database folks in the US (took me a long time to figure out who to contact at ProQuest, e.g.), so I imagine this will be even harder with Chinese companies. Obtaining the original and taking my own photo might be the easiest way to go, assuming the microfilm version is still in decent shape.