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    Where can I upload a Video?

    Documentaries can be uploaded and shared from a number of different sites. While YouTube is the most popular, several other options are listed below. Uploading Video   TeacherTubeallows users to upload videos, documents, and photos for free. A FAQ is available here. Vimeo is a video […]

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    How can I edit the audio for Documentaries?

    A key part of any documentary is the audio component. While there are lots of programs available , the House Divided project uses the two listed below. If you look for and download other free editing programs, be careful during the installation process to avoid adding any extra […]

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    How can I create Documentaries?

    Documentaries can be a great multimedia project on a variety of subjects. There are a number of free programs available that make it relatively easy to put a video together, several of which are listed below. House Divided has created several documentaries that are online at […]

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    How Can I Use Internet Text Archives (Internet Archive)?

    The Texts section of the Internet Archive is a great resource for primary sources as they provide free access to books in the public domain that would not be in most library collections. This non-profit organization has partnered with a number of institutions, including Duke […]

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    How Can I Use Internet Text Archives (Google Books)?

    Google Books is a great resource for primary sources as they provide free access to books in the public domain that would not be in most library collections. Google has partnered with a number of university libraries, including Columbia, Harvard, and Oxford, to scan books […]

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    What are Clippings in Nineteenth-Century Newspapers?

    Few Nineteenth Century newspaper editors, particularly in the decades before the Civil War, had the resources to hire lots of reporters to cover stories in their own cities or other states. While newspapers included editorials and reports written by their own staff in every issue, […]

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    Any Suggestions for Reading Nineteenth-Century Newspapers?

    Today the New York Times states that “[their] goal is to cover the news impartially and to treat readers, news sources, advertisers and all parts of our society fairly and openly.” Newspapers in the 19th Century, however, had far different objectives. buy generic levitra online uk As […]

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    New Online Grad Course –Understanding Lincoln

    The House Divided Project at Dickinson College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are doing something unprecedented. They are launching an open,online graduate course called “Understanding Lincoln” that will be taught by noted Lincoln scholar Matthew Pinsker in Summer / Fall 2013 and […]

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    Are larger versions of Images available on House Divided?

    Are larger versions of Images available on House Divided? Most images in House Divided’s collection have larger versions available. To check if a larger version exists, go to an image record and scroll to the bottom of the page. Look for the word “Original” and click on […]

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    How can I find all of the Zoomify Images on House Divided?

    How can I find all of the Zoomify Images on House Divided?Zoomify is a software program that allows online users to pan and zoom digital images. House Divided currently has over 160 free zoomable images in our Image Collection. These include zoomable photographs, city and state […]

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