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NOTEOur project was called “Mapping the Du Bois Philadelphia Negro” or simply “Mapping Du Bois” from 2006 – 2011. We renamed the project “The Ward: Race and Class in Du Bois’ Seventh Ward” in 2012.

Writing

 

Transforming Communitiies Through Mapping: Harnessing the Potential of New Technologies
Amy Hillier, 2011

Chapter 10 in Paradox of Urban Space: Inequality and Transformation in Marginalized Communities edited by Sharon E. Sutton and Susan P. Kemp, 2011

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Invitation to Mapping: How GIS Can Facilitate New Discoveries in Urban and Planning History
Amy Hillier, 2010

Journal of Planning History 2010; 9(2) 122-134.

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W.E.B. Du Bois and “Negro Problem” or “Why a white girl from New Hampshire is studying The Philadelphia Negro”
Amy Hillier, Summer 2010
Talk given to Church of the Restoration, Universalist, Philadelphia

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W.E.B. Du Bois and the Social Survey Movement
Amy Hillier
Chapter 6, PhillyDotMap: The Shape of Philadelphia, edited by the Cartographic Modeling Lab

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Teaching Race and History with Historical GIS
Amy Hillier
Chapter 28, GeoHumanities: Art, history, text at the edge of place

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Student Papers

 

Building Faith and Building Brethren: Community Development in Philadelphia, 1880-1915

Sherry Taylor, Summer 2006
Independent Study for the Department of City and Regional Planning

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Contributing an Historic Preservation Perspective to the Mapping the Du Bois Philadelphia Negro Project 

Cathy Rossetti, Summer 2006
Independent study for the Historic Preservation Program

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Everybody Loves Du Bois

Ben Cromie, Summer 2006
A Personal Reflection on Working on the Mapping Du Bois Project

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To Spit or Not to Spit

Brandon Gollotti, Summer 2006
Brief essay about anti-spitting campaign in the 1890s

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James Samuel Stemons: History of an unknown laborer and intellectual 1890-1922

Timothy Golden, Spring 2007
Senior Thesis submitted to the Department of History at Haverford College

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Poems

Heidi Smith, Spring 2007
Poems inspired by civil court case transcripts from turn of the century Philadelphia

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