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Mapping the African American Past launches on Web and iTunes

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African Burial Ground Memorial, Photo: Manjari Sharma

February 28, 2008. Mapping the African American Past (MAAP), to be released in coming weeks, is a Web site that enhances the appreciation and study of significant sites and events in the history of African Americans in New York City from the early 17th-century through the recent past. The Web site uses period maps to navigate and explore 50 key locations, including the African Burial Ground, a National Historic Landmark in lower Manhattan. Accompanying the Web site is a podcast containing a series of readings performed by New York City high school students. This podcast was highlighted as "New and Notable" by the iTunes Directory editors on February 19th.

Related links:
web link MAAP Project Information
web link Mapping the African American Past Website
web link MAAP Podcast on iTunes

Related news:
Feb-14-2011: New Mobile Version of Mapping the African American Past
Feb-25-2010: MAAP Enhanced With New Content
Oct-27-2009: CCNMTL Accepts Award for Innovative Use of Archives
Sep-23-2009: MAAP Wins Archivist Round Table Award
Apr-02-2008: NYPL.org Lists MAAP as City Resource
Mar-31-2008: Columbia Spectator Checks in with MAAP
Mar-05-2008: New York Times Article Features MAAP Project
Oct-01-2007: Mapping the African American Past For Students of All Ages