Category Archives: Lowcountry Digital Library

Summer update

It’s been a busy summer at JHC, and we’ve been trucking along with the Rosenthall digitization and rehousing project. So busy, in fact, that I haven’t had time to introduce our latest intern–-Rebecca Zola. Rebecca will be a senior this fall at Lexington High School in Lexington, Massachusetts. She spent the summer visiting family in […]
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1000+ milestone and “Mendoza the Jew”

Last Friday, over four hundred images were added to the Rosenthall digital collections. This brought the total number of items available online to over 1,000! (1,174, to be exact.) The recent upload includes portraits of rabbis and other notable Jewish individuals. JHC’s favorite is the print of English boxing champion Daniel Mendoza’s (“Mendoza the Jew”) […]
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2 is better than 1

In order to facilitate searching and navigation, the Rosenthall digital collection has been split into two separate collections: William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection – Postcards William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection – Prints and Photographs Lowcountry Digital Library staff has also added advanced browsing features to the collections’ homepages: by geographic location (city, country, continent) and […]
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Another group of fantastic interns

June brought us great beach weather, the Spoleto Festival, and two new interns. We are happy to have Cameron Moon and Colleen OConnor join our project. Cameron finished her junior year at the College of Charleston this spring and is majoring in Historic Preservation and Community Planning. Her first assignment is to digitize a portfolio […]
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JHC’s newest interns

JHC welcomed three new interns last month. Jocelyn Leving, Spanish and English double major, College of Charleston Joshua Minor, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina Heidi Wilson, Historic Preservation and Community Planning major, College of Charleston Heidi, Joshua, and Jocelyn will be digitizing and rehousing postcards, prints, photographs, and other images […]
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Second portfolio uploaded to Lowcountry Digital Library

We are pleased to announce that the second Rabbi William A. Rosenthall portfolio has been uploaded to the Lowcountry Digital Library. This is the first portfolio digitized under the CLIR grant. Most of the images are photographs and prints of European synagogues. Also included are several depictions of rabbis, Jewish cemeteries, and Jewish ghettos. While […]
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A new year, a new volunteer, and a new website!

Special Collections is ringing in 2011 with the creation of a website to document the progress and discoveries made while processing the William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection and William A. Rosenthall papers. Many thanks to Irene and Gordon Rosenthall and Dean of Libraries David Cohen for encouraging us to publicize our progress with the collections. […]
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