Making History Goals
Mission Statement: We want to share our love of Delaware history. We want to engage our community and invite them to participate. We want to get people excited about Delaware history!
Phase 1 Goals and Objectives:
- Goal: To re-introduce ourselves in a new, fresh, engaging and personal way.
Objective: Become familiar with web 2.0 including but not limited to Flickr, WordPress, Twitter, RSS Feeds, Facebook and set up accounts for use in this project.
Objective: Post images and short biographies of contributing staff members on Making History 11:45 blog.
- Goal: To help the public understand the every day work (and life) of the Delaware Historical Society and the people who work there.
Objective: Document the content and process of the jobs we do capturing how history is saved, created, interpreted, made relevant, and available to the public.
Phase 2 Goals and Objectives:
- Goal: To expand outreach programming and community engagement with new technologies and audiences.
Objective: Utilize web 2.0 explored in phase one.
Objective: Invite colleagues within the historical and museum community to participate by providing feedback.
Objective: Announce project to members, post on DHS web-site.
Phase 3 Goals and Objectives
- Goal: To include a broader community of participation within the Delaware Historical Society and get others involved in capturing the history of this particular time and place.
Objective: Invite community members to document their own lives at 11:45 and submit images and descriptions for potential inclusion in an exhibition.
Objective: Open submitted images to voting for inclusion in an exhibition.
Objective: Display community-curated exhibit in the Willingtown Square gallery documenting images of Delaware life today.