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Hello, AMFELLOWS colleagues.  As a member of the original American Memory Fellows team, I'm sharing with you information about a project which we've been doing in NJ that was heavily influenced by our experience with the American Memory Project.  The Electronic NJ Project, based at Rutgers University's Alexander Library, is a collaborative digital archive project with 6 school districts and the Rutgers University Archives and Special Collections.  In the most recent edition of the OAH Teaching Magazine of History (Fall 2000, pp. 65-69), an article on the project is published which you may find interesting for the development of local digital archive projects focused on teaching about U. S. history but using state history resources.  The Electronic NJ project URL is http://scc01.rutgers.edu/njh.  If you have further questions about the project, contact me at [log in to unmask], or Tom Frusciano, Rutgers University Archivist at [log in to unmask]  We are currently working on new topical modules on the history of science and technology, and 20th century mass culture and consumerism.  I want to also acknowledge Judy Graves' very important feedback for the development of Electronic NJ in its early stages, which made a critical contribution to our development of the site.

My colleague Harlene Rosenberg and I send everyone the best for a wonderful holiday season.

Bill Fernekes
Supervisor of Social Studies
Hunterdon Central Regional HS