I know there’s been a lot of discussion up about a British slavery archive that’s now available. Here in the US, the Lowcountry Africana Web site, which will document the lives of slaves at Magnolia Plantation in South Carolina, will be available in March 2008. This site will be part of the larger Africana Heritage Project; details about both at http://www.aikenstandard.com/news/315721644559365.php .
Upcoming K-Web to draw connections between climate change and various aspects of human culture. Details: http://www.thestar.com/Life/article/209849 .
The Computer History Museum people asked me to post this as a favor, so I will. Note I am far more likely to post events like this that are $10 suggested donation at the door. Far LESS likely to post events that are eighty kajillion dollars. So anyway: Computer History Museum Presents “An Evening with Gideon Gartner, in conversation with Neill Brownstein” — Tuesday, May 15, 2007: Lecture – 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Member and Invited Guest Reception – 8 PM – 9 PM — 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard Mountain View, CA 94043 — details at http://www.computerhistory.org/events/index.php?id=1172860013 .
Finding businesses and services in South Carolina: Palmetto Biz Buzz.
There’s a very enthusiastic group that’s putting together an online archive of lighthouse photos at http://www.lighthouse-archives.org/ . Please visit and give them an encouraging word. And hey, if you have any lighthouse photos…
Roanoke Times offers slightly less controversial database.
WTF headline of the month: Ancestry.com Research Confirms Pocahontas and President Bush Are Related .