TEXT data and donuts spring 2021 virtual edition over white wooden planks with donut in top right corner
Friday March 26
Data & Donuts: Geocoding Historical Data to Revive the Social Memory of Wheatville
Noon to 1 p.m.
Virtual

Wheatville was a freedmen’s community in the area now known as West Campus. This project maps the racial demographic changes in this neighborhood from the late 1800s to the mid-twentieth century. In this workshop, we will follow the paths of several Wheatville residents to showcase the complexities of geocoding historical data, and explore how this process can revive the social memory of communities.

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