A Public History Intern’s Work Week 11

Hello and thank you for joining again. This has been a rather research-heavy week between may various class projects and work here at Banting House. Today I am also scheduled in a meeting to hopefully help with the problems I have been having with the website that I mentioned in one of my previous blogs.... Continue Reading →

A Public History Intern’s Work Week 9

Hello and thank you for joining again. Most of this week I have been working on the Banting House National Historic Site's website, specifically on the Diabetes Ink exhibit. You may have noticed it, but I changed the Diabetes Ink exhibit's main page on the website a little, formatting the categories for the exhibit. This... Continue Reading →

A Public History Intern’s Work Week 8

Hello and thank you for joining again. Following the event for World Diabetes Day came the cleanup effort. Always the most sombre moment, it took a while to dismantle and bring everything in. Following that eventful day, things have started to calm down at least a little once more. I have been helping to move... Continue Reading →

A Public History Intern’s Work Week 7

Hello and thank you for joining again. My apologies for the lack of a post last Friday, we were very busy throughout the week finishing up preparations for November 14 - World Diabetes Day. World Diabetes Day this year was spectacular! We had approximately 280 visitors who were treated to free open house tours, gluten... Continue Reading →

A Public History Intern’s Work Week 6

Hello and thank you for joining again. This has been a pretty busy week as we are focusing on the Diabetes Ink exhibit for the upcoming World Diabetes Day. Buckling down, I managed to finish all of the individual photo displays depicting the collection. At the same time, we have been discussing ideas for how... Continue Reading →

A Public History Intern’s Work Week 5

Hello and thank you for joining again. We are making good progress here for the coming exhibit for World Diabetes Day. I have finally finished documenting all of the submitted tattoos and we have mostly decided on a layout which we are thinking looks good. Because of this, as of Wednesday I have begun designing... Continue Reading →

A Public History Intern’s Work Week 2

Hello and thank you for reading! We have been rather busy this week, in particularly for setting up for the coming World Diabetes Day. We are setting up an exhibit which will display several of the tattoos which people have sent relating to diabetes. Personally, I have been noting the information for each of the... Continue Reading →

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