Mapping California with Yiddish Books. An Undergraduate Digital Humanities Project at The Magnes

JWeekly just published an article about a fascinating Digital Humanities project developed at The Magnes with an undergraduate student, Erin Faigin (in the context of the Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program, directed by Francesco Spagnolo). 

The projects brings together Yiddish books, bibliographical tools, history (including “hyper-local” history), metadata, and of course maps, including the platform, Findery

Erin Faigin recently gave a wonderful public talk in the context of the Magnes’ PopUp Exhibition Series, illustrating the project.

Read more here… 


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