Mary Battle: The Lowcountry Digital History Initiative
The AVX Foundation and the Horry County Museum present a free lecture by Mary Battle on the Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI) on June 4, 2016 at the Horry County Museum. In this presentation, LDHI’s Co-Director, Mary Battle, will describe how LDHI staff organized open source tools, developed multi-institutional partnerships, and worked with librarians, graduate students, archivists, museum professionals, and humanities scholars to launch LDHI. She will also discuss some recent and upcoming online exhibition highlights, including an online tribute to the Mother Emanuel Church and an exhibition about the history of the Avery Normal Institute, a historic African American school that opened in 1865. The program begins at 1 PM and is free.