Research & Collections News
June 27, 2023
Alliance-Tenna Rotor: A device for better TV reception
Television antennas atop houses were once a ubiquitous part of the American landscape. Before the widespread adoption of cable television, homes received local stations over the air, just like radio. Decent TV reception depended on an aerial or antenna usually affixed to a home's roof.
May 23, 2023
Bits, Bytes, and Checksums: Working with Hagley’s Born Digital Materials
As the Processing and Digital Archivist, I work with a variety of materials: paper, photographs, moving images, sound recordings, and born-digital materials. Each has its own unique properties and handling requirements. But today, I’m going to focus on the born-digital materials specifically.