Since we last posted an update in July about the progress of the Remembering Lincoln digital project, we’ve been busy! So, for the sake of other institutions interested in undertaking a similar digital public history project, and for those who like to be in the loop, here’s an update.
Honorable Mention for the highest award in educational interactive videoconferencing has been presented to Ford’s Theatre Society for its Investigation: Detective McDevitt distance-learning program!
Our Remembering Lincoln digital project has now reached an important milestone: the Product Definition Document. The process of creating this document proved invaluable in teaching us about our audiences and their needs for what will become our Remembering Lincoln web platform in early 2015.
On February 8, the Ford’s Theatre Society facilitated an experimental Meet & Mingle event after a performance of the musical Violet. Here's what we learned.
In 1865, as people around the country and around the world heard about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, they recorded their reactions in many forms—from written materials like letters to decorative items like ribbons. Soon the items from that time that have survived the ages, will be stored at RememberingLincoln.com!
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