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Coverage for grant PW-50312-09

Encyclopedia Virginia
Matthew Gibson, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

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Black Confederates Cont. (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Ta-Nehisi Coates
Publication: The Atlantic
Date: 4/18/2011
Abstract: In his interview with the Takeaway, Kevin Levin pointed out that one reason the Black Confederate myth continues is because academics haven't done enough public debunking. Leaving aside our need to believe certain myths, I think part of the problem is that so much of academic debate is hidden behind the curtain of conferences and JSTOR. My sense is that there are reasons even beyond that owing to some larger split between the University and the public. I'd hear more from the Horde on that point. With that said, I was glad to see this thorough entry in the Encyclopedia Virginia on black confederates, authored by Jaime Amanda Martinez, a historian at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke."

Digital Encyclopedia Aims to be All Things Virginia (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Jane Ford
Publication: UVAToday
Date: 7/30/2009
Abstract: "Want to know about the history of Massive Resistance, women's suffrage, the Wreck of the Old 97 or other topics of history, government, economics, culture and the people in Virginia? Visit Encyclopedia Virginia. The free and interactive electronic resource, an endeavor of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, was launched in November with content covering 20th-century history, literature and the Civil War."

Encyclopedia Virginia Aids Students, History Buffs (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Keith McGilvery
Publication: NBC29
Date: 2/10/2011
Abstract: Discussion of EV and use of LAYAR, geospatial data.

New York Times (Media Coverage)
Publication: Times Topics
Date: 6/9/2011
Abstract: The NY Times has republished some of EV's entries to help profile and advertise some of their archival content related to the Civil War. Entries that the Times posted include John Brown, George Pickett, Belle Boyd, Winfield Scott, and Robert E. Lee

Early Users Find Savings in Cloud Storage (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Mark Everett Hall
Publication: Computer World
Date: 7/13/2009
Abstract: Discusses EV's use of cloud storage for images and media assets as a redundant preservation mechanism