Author Archives: Michael Gagnon

1850 Slave Census for Gwinnett County, Georgia

I just added an Excel file of the 1850 Slave Census to the Gwinnett Census page of this website. I know I should create and share using CSV format, but for some reason WordPress won’t let me upload it in … Continue reading

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Sound Project in my scholarship

A useful sound addition to my website would be to add soundcite notations to a select group of my uploaded adobe files, by producing sound files using Audacity to produce “podcasts” of reading the contents of the historical info contained … Continue reading

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Ok, so today we are working on sound files and using sound files. I’m hoping to show that you can listen to a really cool guitar clip here.Click here to hear! I hope this works. I think it does.

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One more thought for today

We’ve been asked to consider if we would use text mining as we went over it today. I could see creating a corpus of documents written by the subject of my research (Augustin Smith Clayton 1783-1839) and then attempting variations … Continue reading

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More Doing Digital History in 2016

Wow! What a great workshop. A lot of work, but well worth it. It’s like writing home from summer camp – lots of cool stuff, where to start? I think I’m most likely to use the mapping software, like Carto, … Continue reading

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View from Carr’s Hill, Athens, Georgia – 1845

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Doing Digital History 2016

We’ve been very busy today. I created a twitter account, which makes me a twit I suppose. We’ll see how useful it really is. I also created this new domain in Reclaim Hosting and then downloaded the Word Press plug-in … Continue reading

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Newspapers for 20th Century Historical Research

Although I’m a Nineteenth Century specialist, I also use Twentieth Century newspapers for teaching and research purposes. I’ve been asked about how to go about researching Post-WW2 civil rights history using historical newspapers. I can only discuss what I’ve used, … Continue reading

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Greetings and Future Plans

Greetings from Early US History dot Net!! I hope you’ve enjoyed the website so far. In the near future I will write about how to use the Historic Newspaper sources I’ve identified. If you know of sources I should have … Continue reading

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Primary Sources Available

I just completed a page of links to a complete set of Georgia Manuscript Censuses from 1820-1930. Also under census data, I have extracted Georgia county level data from tables the compendium of the census, from 1900 to 2010. In … Continue reading

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