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PW-264049-19
The American Soldier in World War II
Edward Gitre, Virginia Tech

Grant details: https://apps.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=PW-264049-19

Virginia Tech hosts its second World War II transcribathon to commemorate Veterans Day (Article)
Title: Virginia Tech hosts its second World War II transcribathon to commemorate Veterans Day
Author: Jessica Brabble
Abstract: Article in Virginia Tech Daily written by grant-hired graduate research assistant.
Year: 2020
Primary URL: https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2019/11/clahs-veterans-day-transcribathon.html.
Primary URL Description: Virginia Tech Daily site
Access Model: open access
Format: Other
Publisher: VT Daily

During WWII, the US Army did a massive survey to get soldiers' uncensored opinions — here's what they said (Article)
Title: During WWII, the US Army did a massive survey to get soldiers' uncensored opinions — here's what they said
Author: Edward J.K. Gitre
Author: Christopher Woody
Abstract: Project-focused Interview-article.
Year: 2019
Primary URL: https://www.businessinsider.com/results-of-wwii-survey-of-us-army-soldiers-opinions-2019-10
Primary URL Description: News website
Format: Magazine
Format: Other
Periodical Title: Business Insider
Publisher: Axel Springer SE

Uncensored: A Crowdsourced History of the American GI in World War II (Conference Paper/Presentation)
Title: Uncensored: A Crowdsourced History of the American GI in World War II
Author: Edward J.K. Gitre
Abstract: Poster presentation of project that offered a brief, illustrated overview of its history, highlighting crowdsourcing, integration into undergraduate courses, and interdisciplinary mentoring.
Date: 1/5/2020

A Crowdsourced History of the American Soldier in World War II (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: A Crowdsourced History of the American Soldier in World War II
Abstract: Veterans Week webinar, part of the University of Missouri - St. Louis Center for the Humanities Digital Humanities lecture series, funded by the Missouri Arts Council Prof. Gitre will talk about a Virginia Tech-based NEH-funded interdisciplinary digital initiative that is harnessing the power of “the crowd” and artificial intelligence to provide public access to a unique historical collection—65,000 pages of uncensored reflections on war and military service from American soldiers, in their own words. The project began as a digital humanities classroom experiment in 2015. Hosted on the planet’s largest crowdsourcing platform, Zooniverse.org, The American Soldier in World War II has since now attracted thousands of other “citizen archivist” volunteers from around the globe, breaking down the wall between the classroom and public square.
Author: Edward J.K. Gitre
Date: 11/10/2020
Location: St. Louis, MO
Primary URL: https://calendar.umsl.edu/event/umsl_digital_humanities_series_6879#.X6n0k9BKhPY
Primary URL Description: Event calendar
Secondary URL: https://www.umsl.edu/~centerforhumanities/
Secondary URL Description: Center for the Humanities website

The American Soldier in World War II (Database/Archive/Digital Edition)
Title: The American Soldier in World War II
Author: Edward J.K. Gitre
Author: Kathleen Frydl
Author: Thomas A. Guglielmo
Author: Aaron Hiltner
Author: Beth Bailey
Author: Erica Fugger
Author: Jessica L. Adler
Author: John McManus
Author: Garrett Gatzemeyer
Author: G. Kurt Piehler
Author: Christopher M. Rein
Author: M. Houston Johnson V
Author: Peter R. Mansoor
Author: Kara Dixon Vuic
Author: Jefferson Pooley
Abstract: A digital publication and archive centered on the military service and wartime experiences of US World War II personnel. The site contains approximately 65,000 pages of uncensored, open-ended responses handwritten by servicemembers, along with 138 quantitative army survey datasets. Also available are wartime army reports and digests of surveys results, and a series of postwar academic volumes; as well as topical essays by leading historians and additional learning resources.
Year: 2021
Primary URL: https://americansoldierww2.org
Primary URL Description: Project Website
Access Model: Open Access

Uncensored WWII-era surveys show US troops' surprising thoughts about Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor (Article)
Title: Uncensored WWII-era surveys show US troops' surprising thoughts about Japan after the attack on Pearl Harbor
Author: Edward J.K. Gitre
Abstract: Article describing attitudes of US service personnel toward Japanese following the attack against Pearl Harbor and as World War II progressed, using transcriptions of soldiers' commentaries.
Year: 2021
Primary URL: http://https://www.businessinsider.com/us-troops-surveys-about-japan-war-after-pearl-harbor-attack-2021-12
Access Model: Open access (with ads)
Format: Magazine
Publisher: Business Insider

The US military is under fire over how it handles race. Uncensored WWII-era surveys show US troops struggling with the same issue 80 years ago (Article)
Title: The US military is under fire over how it handles race. Uncensored WWII-era surveys show US troops struggling with the same issue 80 years ago
Author: Edward J.K. Gitre
Abstract: Article on racial attitudes and experiences of US service personnel during World War II, drawing on transcriptions of soldiers from digital project, to address contemporary debates about the state of race relations within the armed forces.
Year: 2021
Primary URL: https://www.businessinsider.com/uncensored-wwii-surveys-show-us-troops-struggling-with-race-issues-2021-11
Access Model: Open-access (with ads)
Format: Magazine
Publisher: Business Insider

The American GI in WWII, Uncensored (Article)
Title: The American GI in WWII, Uncensored
Author: Edward J.K. Gitre
Abstract: Article highlighting US soldiers' experiences and attitudes during World War II drawn from digital archive, as well as a description of the grantee's project.
Year: 2019
Primary URL: http://theconversation.com/the-american-gi-in-wwii-uncensored-113243
Format: Magazine
Publisher: The Conversation

An Uncensored Digital History of the Black GI in World War II (Blog Post)
Title: An Uncensored Digital History of the Black GI in World War II
Author: Edward J.K. Gitre
Abstract: Blog post exploring World War II segregation and race relations from the perspective of Black US Army enlistees, drawing upon transcriptions of soldiers' commentaries from the grantee's digital archive.
Date: 2/26/2019
Primary URL: https://rediscovering-black-history.blogs.archives.gov/2019/02/26/an-uncensored-digital-history-of-the-black-world-war-ii-gi/
Website: Recovering Black History


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