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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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    I found a mistake on House Divided. Who should I contact?

    From June 2008 until April 2011, we plan to label our work for the House Divided website as a Draft Edition. This means that you should use with this site some caution and plenty of patience because what you see is a work in progress. […]

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    History Now – Underground Railroad Essay

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    Magazine Hails Project’s “Sophistication”

    Claiming that the fast-growing House Divided research engine shows admirable “sophistication,” Civil War Times recently reviewed elements of the project in the August 2010 issue: “The House Divided Project builds on the experience of Dickinson College’s graduates to interpret the war era. Dickinson boasts a […]

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    Grand Review Event at Dickinson Library

    On Sunday September 12, 2010 members of the White Carnation League met at Dickinson College’s Waidner-Spahr Library for an opportunity to conduct research and share information with the House Divided Project’s staff and student interns. This event was organized as part of the Pennsylvania Grand Review, […]

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    Research Engine

    The House Divided research engine offers access to thousands of historic images and records covering a period from 1840 to 1880. Visitors enter the site exactly 150 years ago from today allowing them to experience everything from the headlines of the moment   to profiles of […]

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    Classroom Sites

    To help teachers use the abundant primary source materials available through House Divided, we have begun to create a series of special classroom sites. The Underground Railroad Digital Classroom, for example, offers hundreds of documents, images, and stories to help explain the importance of the antebellum […]

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    Production Sites

    The House Divided Project also currently features a blog, an online journal and a new atlas. The Blog Divided provides useful descriptions of the latest digital tools available across the web for the entire period, 1840 to 1880. The Journal Divided is a new site […]

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    Special Exhibitions

    From its beginnings, the House Divided Project has sought out institutional partners to create a series of engaging special exhibitions on the Civil War era. Visit “Building the Digital Lincoln,” a joint effort with the Journal of American History to see some exciting new tools for […]

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