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PW-277352-21

University of Arkansas, Little Rock (Little Rock, AR 72204-1000)
Deborah J. Baldwin (Project Director: July 2020 to present)
Mapping Urban Fracture: Charting the Context and Consequence of the Little Rock Central High Crisis

The digitization and geolocation of maps, architectural drawings, reports, and related photographs to address humanities questions about concepts of desegregation, urban renewal, and racial distribution over time with regard to housing and schools.  The Mapping Urban Fracture project would create a virtual collection comprising approximately 700 new reports and maps created after 1989 and develop an access interface to research spatial segregation with meta- and geospatial data.

The Mapping Urban Fracture project will engage scholars, educators, and the general public through the digitization and geolocation of maps, architectural drawings, reports, and related photographs to address humanities questions about concepts of desegregation, urban renewal, and racial distribution overtime with regard to housing and schools. The project will create a virtual collection and develop an access interface to research spatial segregation with meta- and geo- data for broad dissemination to a variety of audiences.

Project fields:
Urban History

Program:
Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$325,043 (approved)
$325,043 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2021 – 5/31/2024