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Larry Cebula
Works at Eastern Washington University and the Washington State Digital Archives
Attended College of William and Mary, Eastern Washington University, University of Chicago, Manchester Community College, University of Connecticut
Lives in Spokane, WA
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How Do We Do This?
OK, historian and digerati friends--how should I proceed with this project? We have an Excel spreadsheet inventory of 7000 items from a defunct museum, along with 7000 individual JPEG pictures of those items. How do we put these together, attaching an image...
OK, historian and digerati friends--how should I proceed with this project? We have an Excel spreadsheet inventory of 7000 items from a defunct museum, along with 7000 individual JPEG pictures of those items. How do we put th...
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Field Trip!
It was a wonderful day for Northwest History today, as I got to do a field trip with some of my public history students. This quarter we are creating a smartphone driving tour of Idaho's Silver Valley, an area with a rich history. So today we piled into a c...
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Took my students up to the Silver Valley in Idaho on a public history field trip today. Three museums, a ghost town, and cold rain. It was fun.
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A Postcard Valentine's Day Story
One of the challenges of the Spokane Historical project has been finding images that we can use. Digital history is hungry for pictures, and unfortunately the institutions which hold historic images in Spokane are hungry for cash. Three is no budget for Spo...
One of the challenges of the Spokane Historical project has been finding images that we can use. Digital history is hungry for pictures, and unfortunately the institutions which hold historic images in Spokane are hungry for ...
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A Book Bound in Human Skin?
When you are a public historian, the public finds you.  They bring you their questions and sometimes their special objects. Your aunt wants you to authenticate that genuine copy of the Magna Carta she found at a garage sale, a local teacher carries some his...
When you are a public historian, the public finds you.  They bring you their questions and sometimes their special objects. Your aunt wants you to authenticate that genuine copy of the Magna Carta she found at a garage sale, ...
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I had a wonderful hike today up the lower Palouse Canyon in eastern Washington with the Ice Age Floods Institute.
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Fascinating, thanks for sharing.
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History Trivia Night at NoLi Brewery
History and beer are a perfect match--and have been for at least 10,000 years . For those of you in the Spokane area, here is an opportunity to indulge in both. NoLi Brewery , our finest local brewmasters, are partnering with the EWU History Club for a triv...
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I am an associate professor of history at
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  • Eastern Washington University and the Washington State Digital Archives
    I am an associate professor of history at, 2008 - present
  • Missouri Southern State Universty, the National Park Service
    Professor, 1996 - 2008
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Currently
Spokane, WA
Previously
Tolland, Connecticut - Carthage, MO; Williamsburg, VA; Cheney, WA; Chicago, IL; Stehekin, WA - Chicago, IL - Stehekin, WA - Williamsburg, VA - Danby, VT - Springdale, UT - Great Basin National Park
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Historian, Digital Wannabe, Noted Raconteur
Introduction
I blog at Northwest History. I am interested in digital and public history, American Indians, the American West, and the outdoors.
Education
  • College of William and Mary, Eastern Washington University, University of Chicago, Manchester Community College, University of Connecticut
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  • University of Chicago
  • Manchester Community College
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