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Digitizing Ethnic Newspapers

December 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

In 2021, the DANK Haus’s collection of the German-language Eintracht newspaper was digitized and is now available on the Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections website. The IDNC is a project of the University of Illinois. At the in-person presentation “Digitizing Ethnic Newspapers,” you will learn about:

  • the DANK Haus’s preservation of the Eintracht
  • the history of German-language newspapers in Illinois
  • the process of digitizing and hosting newspapers, the importance of ethnic newspapers
  • and more!

Speakers:

William Schlaack
Digital Reformatting Coordinator
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sebastian Wüpper
Collections Consultant
DANK Haus

Rosa Gallagher
Museum & Development Director
DANK Haus

The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.

Registration is free, with an option to donate $10 to the DANK Haus Museum.

Details

Date:
December 18, 2021
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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www.dankhaus.com/events

Venue

DANK Haus German American Cultural Center
4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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