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Saturday, August 18 • 10:30am - 11:30am
711 - Rohwer Reconstructed: A Collaborative Digital History

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The Rohwer Reconstructed project focuses on the digitization of historic materials related to the Japanese-American Internment Camps in the Delta during WWII, and making these materials available online through the project's interactive website. During this panel discussion, representatives talk about the purpose and scope of the project, their organizations' unique contributions, innovative features to be added in future grant phases, and how 3D technologies can add important context to archives' collections.

Moderator: Lauren Jarvis

Chair
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Mary Elizabeth Dunn

Archival Manager for Technology and Access, Arkansas State Archives
Mary Dunn is the Archival Manager for Technology and Access at the Arkansas State Archives (ASA). She joined the archives staff in 2010 after receiving her M.L.S. from Indiana University at Bloomington. As part of the Arkansas State Archives, Dunn helps develop the archives' digital... Read More →

Speakers
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Harry Lah

Digital Project Archivist, Arkansas State Archives
Harry Lah serves as a Digital Project Archivist for the Arkansas State Archives on the Rohwer Reconstructed Project, helping to catalog and upload material related to Japanese-American Internment in Arkansas. Harry graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a B. A. in Histor... Read More →
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Shannon M. Lausch

Multimedia Archivist, UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Shannon Lausch is the multimedia archivist at the UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture. She served as supervisor for the work performed at CAHC for the Rohwer Reconstructed project.
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Anne Marie Martin

Digitization Assistant in Special Collections, University of Arkansas
Anne Marie Martin has worked as a digitization assistant in Special Collections with the Rohwer project at the University of Arkansas, where she recently completed her Ph.D. She holds a BA from Clemson University, an MLIS from the University of South Carolina, and an MA in History... Read More →

Moderator
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Lauren Jarvis

Arkansas State Archives
Lauren Jarvis is the Archival Manager for Public Services at the Arkansas State Archives, and also serves as the volunteer coordinator for the agency.  She has a B.A. in History from Arkansas State University and studied Public History at the University of Arkansas at Little Roc... Read More →



Attendees (67)