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  1. Apr 2019
    1. Glass by Ellen

      I absolutely love this top banner. It is gorgeous, and the subtitle is a nice reference to the topic of the website. That may be my own bias toward purple, black, and grey, however.

  2. Feb 2018
    1. I was drawn to the site because it covers women's history, but the fact that it goes from 1600-2000 seems like it won't be able to give an in depth look at each movement, but rather an overview of all possible movements.

    2. OUR CROWDSOURCING EFFORTS: Looking toward the upcoming centennial of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment that gave women nationally the right to vote, we are preparing an Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States. For this project we are preparing biographical sketches of Black Woman Suffragists and supporters of the National Woman’s Party and the National American Woman Suffrage Association. We expect this work will yield names of more than 3,000 activists. We are working with colleagues who are writing biographical sketches, copyediting sketches, or supervising the work of students. If you are able to participate in this project during the next two years, please email Tom Dublin, who is coordinating this effort.

      It looks like they are asking for participation from all different scholars. That's really cool. I think it's important to be recognizing activists in history who otherwise would get no acknowledgment of their efforts. That's something that often doesn't happen. Women and other marginalized groups are often written out of the history books.

    3. The title page seems a bit overwhelming to me. I think the pictures and small font through me off

    1. First Impressions I really like the general aesthetics of this website. The red-white, and blue color scheme (along with the American flag at the top banner image) lends views a clue into the content's theme: American history. The timeline looks absolutely awesome. I love how the images on the timeline as you scroll along reflect the time periods represented across the board. The "drag me" bar is pretty incredible; I like how it shows what year you're on as you drag it along. I think it's my favorite part of the entire website, to be honest. It makes the website feel more like an interactive experience. I also like how it divides the timeline up into different content sections: "teaching", "textbook", "documents", and "media". The way that the hyperlinks to the different pages of the site are presented is organized. It's not overwhelming at all. It's very straight and to the point. My only criticism so far is that the website's overall purpose and audience doesn't appear to be explicitly stated anywhere. There's no "about" page.