Digital humanities is a presentational argument with archival elements.  These elements can include multiple forms of media, such as oral histories, pictures, videos, personal documents, and so on.  These projects allow for larger questions to be answered in a concise way by forming connections between multiple sources or pieces of information.  Even the smallest detail can add to a larger argument at hand.  For example  for the Bracero History Archive an individual posted a story looking for his father, a participant in the program. He included places and the type of work his father did which add to the overall experience.  Similarly, the collection of pictures with added narratives helps to enhance the effect of the original pictures.

 

 

Wenner, Dey, Woo

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