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The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the launch of a new digital history exhibit. Politics in Graphic Detail:  Exploring History through Political Cartoons features historic political cartoons that have been annotated, transcribed, and encoded in XML following Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) P5 guidelines. This exhibit is a product of HSP’s Historic Images, New Technologies (HINT) project, a two-year project to enhance to enhance discoverability and description of collection items, particularly of graphic materials, and encourage content-sharing and linking among fellow institutions and scholars.

 

You can visit the digital exhibit site at the following address: http://digitalhistory.hsp.org/hint/politics-graphic-detail.

 

TEI documentation for this project is available at https://github.com/hsp-it/cartoons.

 

To learn more about the HINT project, check out our project page at http://hsp.org/hint.

 

Rachel Moloshok

Historic Images, New Technologies Project Associate

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

1300 Locust Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 732-6200 x267