1916 Rising digital-archiving project: TCD calls on public to upload old letters and photos

By Carmel Doyle | September 26, 2013

by Carmel Doyle

In what is being described as a ‘digital collection’ of letters, a new crowdsourced history project is launching at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) this week. The goal is to get the public to upload online any letters and photographs they may have stashed away from around the time of Ireland’s Easter Rising in 1916. The online history project will be live just in time for the centenary of the event.

1916 Rising digital-archiving project: TCD calls on public to upload old letters and photos
The new digital archive is being led by researchers at TCD as part of a public history project to recreate ordinary life in Ireland around the time of the Easter Rising. Students on Trinity College’s MPhil in digital humanities and culture project will be working on the initiative, as well.
Read full post here. (originally posted on September 23, 2013)