Month: April 2018

  • New Project: A New Digital Home for Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive

    On Friday April 15th 2018, Northeastern University launched the new version of Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive. Why a new site? Given that materials were being added to Northeastern’s Digital Repository Service for long-term preservation and that the five year anniversary seemed like an ideal deadline for that migration work, I recommended that […]

  • Memories, Medals, and Bookshelves

    Note: I wrote this back in the fall of 2012 for Rosie’s Basement, a storytelling project started on Tumblr by a friend. I’ve always liked this piece, so in the interest of longer-term preservation and increasing its visibility, I’m posting it here. I will always remember my grandfather as one of the first adults who […]