<ul><li>Lives of the Great War:  </li></ul><ul><li>Building First World War life stories across archives through crowdsour...
 
Free to access Held by IWM Chargeable access 1911 Census Ireland (TNA Ireland) Census forms from all Irish residents in 1911
 
 
 
 
The ‘Bond of Sacrifice” <ul><li>Archive of over 16,000 photographs  </li></ul><ul><li>Collected by IWM between 1917 and 19...
Lieutenant Archie Dunlap Lemon
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Thank you…now join us at: </li></ul><ul><li>members.1914.org </li></ul><ul><li>1914.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.face...
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  • Whats all this about: Memorials, 40k FWW, 800K+ names Researching them how: CWGC, 1911 census, MICs, Service Records, Canada, Ireland, Autralia, Local news papers, Gazette Researching them who: local historians, family historians, those interested in FWW, schools, works grops – “Public History”
  • 11 – 11 – 11 : 100 images on Flickr 1.6M pageviews in 3 days. Almost 500 comments to date. Many with detailed research.
  • Within 3 days on Flickr Commons, Archie was visited more than 17,000.
  • Visitors on Flickr helped us identify the faces and gather important data.
  • Data on military genealogy
  • The 1911 census tells us he was a Presbyterian, single, could read + write and was a flax spinner manager.
  • Data from the national archives and ancestry.com
  • More data
  • Memorial data
  • Memorial maps
  • Exact location at Thiepval
  • Other random facts about Archie
  • Thanks to Archie, during my research I also learnt about flax spinning!
  • Lives of the Great War: Building First World War life stories across archives through crowdsourcing

    1. 1. <ul><li>Lives of the Great War: </li></ul><ul><li>Building First World War life stories across archives through crowdsourcing </li></ul><ul><li>Giv Parvaneh ( @givp) </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Architect, First World War Centenary </li></ul><ul><li>Luke Smith ( @Luke_F_Smith) </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Lead, First World War Centenary </li></ul><ul><li>Imperial War Museums </li></ul>
    2. 3. Free to access Held by IWM Chargeable access 1911 Census Ireland (TNA Ireland) Census forms from all Irish residents in 1911
    3. 8. The ‘Bond of Sacrifice” <ul><li>Archive of over 16,000 photographs </li></ul><ul><li>Collected by IWM between 1917 and 1920 </li></ul><ul><li>All of the photos tell a story </li></ul>
    4. 9. Lieutenant Archie Dunlap Lemon
    5. 23. <ul><li>Thank you…now join us at: </li></ul><ul><li>members.1914.org </li></ul><ul><li>1914.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.facebook.com/FirstWorldWarCentenary </li></ul><ul><li>@IWM_Centenary </li></ul><ul><li>Giv Parvaneh ( @givp ) </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Architect, First World War Centenary </li></ul><ul><li>Luke Smith ( @Luke_F_Smith ) </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Lead, First World War Centenary </li></ul>
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