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PJ-266507-19
US Caribbean and Ethnic Florida Newspaper Project
Patrick Reakes, University of Florida

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PJ-266507-19

Chronicling America Travels to the Caribbean (Blog Post)
Title: Chronicling America Travels to the Caribbean
Author: Jennifer Jackson
Author: Cynthia Richards
Author: Judtih Rodgers
Author: Melissa Jerome
Author: Hadassah St. Hubert
Abstract: This blog post introduces the newspaper the St. Croix Avis, published on Christiansted, St. Croix [V.I.]. The Avis is the first newspaper from the Virgin Islands to be included in Chronicling America.
Date: 3/11/21
Primary URL: https://ufndnp.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/vi-intro-content/
Primary URL Description: Direct URL for the blog post
Blog Title: Chronicling America Travels to the Caribbean
Website: The US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project

Introducing the Diario las Americas (Blog Post)
Title: Introducing the Diario las Americas
Author: Melissa Jerome
Abstract: This post provides information about the newspaper the Diario las Americas (Miami, Fla.). The Diario is the first Hispanic/Latinx newspaper from the state to be included in Chronicling America.
Date: 4/28/21
Primary URL: https://ufndnp.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/introducing-the-diario-las-americas/
Primary URL Description: Direct URL for the blog post
Blog Title: Introducing the Diario las Americas
Website: The US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project

The Southern Jewish Weekly (Blog Post)
Title: The Southern Jewish Weekly
Author: Melissa Jerome
Abstract: This blog post introduces the newspaper The Southern Jewish Weekly (Jacksonville, Fla.). This is the first Jewish newspaper from the state introduced to Chronicling America.
Date: 5/26/21
Primary URL: https://ufndnp.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/southern-jewish-weekly/
Primary URL Description: Direct URL for the blog post
Blog Title: The Southern Jewish Weekly
Website: The US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project

Meet the Flyest Woman of the 1900s (Blog Post)
Title: Meet the Flyest Woman of the 1900s
Author: Melissa Jerome
Abstract: This blog post uses content from Florida newspapers found in Chronicling America to talk about Jean Dawson and the Swat the Fly Campaign of the early 1900s.
Date: 7/29/21
Primary URL: https://ufndnp.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/meet-the-flyest-woman/
Primary URL Description: Direct URL for the blog post
Blog Title: Meet the Flyest Woman of the 1900s

More than 400,000 pages digitized (Blog Post)
Title: More than 400,000 pages digitized
Author: Melissa Jerome
Abstract: This brief blog post provides an overview of all the content digitized by the project during its first 4 phases.
Date: 9/1/21
Primary URL: https://ufndnp.domains.uflib.ufl.edu/phase4-summary/
Primary URL Description: Direct URL to the blog post
Blog Title: More than 400,000 pages digitized
Website: The US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project

Introduction to Chronicling America (Course or Curricular Material)
Title: Introduction to Chronicling America
Author: Cynthia Richards
Abstract: Presentation in collaboration with University Bound a college preparatory program, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix
Year: 2021
Audience: Undergraduate

Spanish-language Newspapers in Florida (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Spanish-language Newspapers in Florida
Author: Melissa Jerome
Abstract: Presentation on Spanish-language Newspapers in Florida, given at Seminar on the Acquisitions of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM 2021) as part of a larger panel presentation (Stories from Spanish-language Press in Arizona, Florida, and Texas) with Mary Feeney (AZ) and Ana Krahmer (TX).
Date: 07/21/21
Primary URL: https://ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00011502/
Primary URL Description: Direct URL to copy of the presentation slides
Conference Name: Seminar on the Acquisitions of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) Conference

Exploring the past using newspapers from Florida and the Caribbean (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Exploring the past using newspapers from Florida and the Caribbean
Author: Melissa Jerome
Abstract: This thematically relevant presentation will emphasize digital archives as entry points to understand the utility and importance of archives for studying the past. It will inform educators, historians, and others about the availability of these primary sources. First, it will provide an overview of the US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project to explain the scope of the project. Additionally, this presentation will demonstrate how to navigate Chronicling America while highlighting content that explores topics related to the 2022 National History Day Theme Debate & Diplomacy.
Date: 07/31/21
Primary URL: https://ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00011512/
Primary URL Description: Direct URL to the presentation slides
Conference Name: Florida Council for History Education 2021 Annual Conference

Expanding Access to History: Florida & Caribbean Newspapers (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Expanding Access to History: Florida & Caribbean Newspapers
Author: Melissa Jerome
Abstract: The US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project is a digitization project funded by the NEH and housed at the Library of Congress on the site chroniclingamerica.loc.gov. The goal of this project is to digitize historical newspapers from 1690-1963 for preservation, accessibility, and educational purposes. Selected content includes ethnic newspapers from Florida, titles from Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. This poster session is designed to inform historians, educators, and others about the availability of these resources as well as how to incorporate historical newspapers into lessons in multiple subjects and at multiple grade levels.
Date: 02/20/21
Primary URL: https://ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00011358/00001
Primary URL Description: Direct URL to the presentation slides
Conference Name: Florida Conference of Historians 2021 Annual Meeting

The US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: The US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project
Abstract: The US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project is a digitization project funded by the NEH and housed at the Library of Congress on the site chroniclingamerica.loc.gov. The goal of this project is to digitize historical newspapers from 1690-1963 for preservation, accessibility, and educational purposes. Selected content includes ethnic newspapers from Florida, titles from Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. This session was designed to inform historians, educators, and others about the availability of these resources as well as how to incorporate historical newspapers into lessons and DH projects.
Author: Melissa Jerome
Date: 02/26/21
Location: University of Florida
Primary URL: https://ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00011358/00001
Primary URL Description: Direct URL to presentation slides

Using Digitized Newspapers: Researching Family Histories (Course or Curricular Material)
Title: Using Digitized Newspapers: Researching Family Histories
Author: Melissa Jerome
Abstract: Presentation covers a brief background of the US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project, content and functionalities of Chronicling America, and examples, search tips, and other resources relevant to genealogy and family history searching
Year: 2021
Primary URL: https://ufdc.ufl.edu/IR00011341/00001
Primary URL Description: Direct URL for copy of presentation slides
Audience: Undergraduate


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