November 26, 2014

Vanderbilt Digital Archive Recovers Lost Civil Rights Voices, Digitized Recordings Now Online

From Vanderbilt University Digitized versions of the original reel-to-reel recordings that author Robert Penn Warren conducted with Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X and other key leaders in the U.S. Civil Rights Movement are now searchable through the Who Speaks for the Negro website housed at Vanderbilt University. [Clip] The original recordings are held at […]

New Website Offers Window Into Daily Life in Civil War Tennessee (Digitized Images and More)

From Vanderbilt University: Little-known stories of how Civil War-era Tennesseans lived their lives away from the battlefield are now accessible on the Shades of Gray and Blue website, which includes digitized images of historical art and other cultural material. The unique educational website, which includes contributions from scholars across Tennessee, was created through a collaborative […]

Video: Lecture: "Wikipedia, WikiLeaks and Wiccans: Historical Accuracy Online"

From Vanderbilt University News: Watch video of John Seigenthaler, a nationally recognized advocate for the First Amendment also known for his criticism of Internet vandals who post false information on user-created sites like Wikipedia, speaking Oct. 21 at Vanderbilt’s Central Library. Seigenthaler is the founder of the First Amendment Center, former president of the American […]