The Women’s League Cabin is an oft-overlooked physical manifestation of the profound influence the Carleton Women’s League had on the campus administration, despite of (or perhaps because of) the sometimes intense restrictions placed on women’s freedom of movement during the… Continue Reading
I can now safely say that I’m most of the way to completing my model of the Women’s League Cabin (WLC). While I don’t face the challenges of representing a building that is difficult to model due to its sheer… Continue Reading
StoryMap JS is a wonderfully intuitive tool for creating multimedia projects that link locational information with text and images to create maps that can act as story-telling devices or timelines. StoryMap is great for showing complicated series of events that… Continue Reading
Ever wished you could create quick, simple timelines but don’t want to spend a lot of time with data entry? Perhaps you’ve wanted to compare timelines that you know don’t have correlated data, such as but you want to… Continue Reading
I got as far as I could with mapping West Gym. The overall process was a pretty big headache for me. The most defining feature of West Gym is the parabolic roof, which is next to impossible to build in… Continue Reading
I had a lot of trouble with starting my model. West Gym appears to have a basic rectangular structure, but as you can see below, parabolic top is surprisingly hard to get right. In some ways, using the photo-matching… Continue Reading
We have changed the web address to our final project. You can find our complete final project here.
Carleton College: Then and Now is a a digital humanities project on the past and present of Carleton College’s campus. We focus particularly on archival architectural plans from 1920, 1921, and 1930, and the discrepancies between the men’s and women’s proposed campuses. … Continue Reading
Our project about the arboretum is finished! Our final product is an Omeka site, which can be viewed here. We covered the early development, land usage, educational uses, history of Lyman lakes, and recreational uses. View our Omeka site to… Continue Reading
We’ve finished mapping where Carleton students come from! You can find out more about the project methodology, process, and final product here.