This image of Eamon de Valera in 1922 is from the National Photo Company collection at the Library of Congress.

Intern Spotlight: Georeferenced Cultural Repository Inventory at the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative

By Mary Ellen Pethel, Ph.D. Harpeth Hall School, History Department Chair, Digital Humanities Coordinator Belmont University, Honors Department Adjunct, Global Leadership Studies Fellow Over the last three weeks I began working in earnest on the Georeferenced Cultural Repository Inventory as an online intern for the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative. This internship satisfies the semester requirement[…]

View of Trinidad from Mount Saint Benedict Monastery. Photograph taken by Ned Rinalducci

Using Librarian Research Skills to Track Down Museums

Jenna Rinalducci, George Mason University As part of George Mason University’s graduate certificate in Digital Public Humanities, I am currently working as a virtual intern for the Smithsonian Institution’s Cultural Heritage Rescue Initiative. I am also the Arts & Architecture Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and until last year I served[…]

Picture taken from Harvard University, Tell Beydar,

Syrian Cultural Heritage Inventory: Researching Tell Beydar

By Charlotte Watiez, George Washington University My name is Charlotte Watiez and I am currently a Virtual Student Federal Services intern, working with the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative for the 2017-2018 academic year. Since early September, I have been able to work on the Syrian Cultural Heritage Inventory. Each intern was assigned a data set[…]