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Historic Dress in Shared Shelf Commons

Earlier this year we were able to publish more of our images online with a new platform, as we continue to test our workflow. Please come and take a look at this latest collection on Shared Shelf Commons. So far … Continue reading

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Sharing Historic Costume Collections Online

The work of HistoricDress.org and the team members helping to develop it is highlighted in an article in the 2nd 2015 issue of DRESS, the journal of the Costume Society of America. This can now be viewed online (as of January 2016). … Continue reading

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We’ve Won an Artstor Digital Humanities Award!

We’re very proud to announce that Historic Dress has won an award from Artstor! We’re one of three Digital Humanities projects provided with a five year subscription to their Shared Shelf digital media management system. You can read more about these … Continue reading

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Cataloging became a game: hunting down all the information scribbled on cards and making it into a logical, orderly, beautiful compilation

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Megan Yeo, student participant, Smith College, says: The fascinating part about this project actually came as a surprise for me, in my enjoyment of the work processes. To be honest, I didn’t really know what I was getting into before … Continue reading

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