Mapping the Historic West End: The Digital History of an African American Neighborhood in Charlotte, North Carolina

Date
2018-07-31
Authors
Lunsford, Brandon
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LYRASIS; Johnson C. Smith University
Abstract
$25,000 to he James B. Duke Memorial Library at Johnson C. SMith University to create a web and mobile app framework for publishing location-based content including historical photographs, documents, and oral histories that will populate a digital interactive map. The map will document the Historic West End, a vibrant 150-year old African American community that surrounds the university on the west side of Charlotte, North Carolina and is currently faced with rising gentrification and social change.
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African American neighborhoods, Digital mapping, Archival materials, Interactive maps
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