Gulf Coast Digital History Project
The Gulf Coast Digital History Project offers students, scholars, and researchers unique opportunities to explore the maritime history and heritage of the Gulf Coast.
About the Project
The Gulf Coast Digital History Project is an interdisciplinary effort that involves several professions, academic fields, and institutes. The digitization project began in May 2018 at the UWF Archives. The project is led by the UWF Digital Humanities Lab.
The project’s co-PIs are Dr. Amy Mitchell-Cook, Dr. John Jensen, and Dr. Jamin Wells from the Department of History; Dr. Drella Scott-Ireton from the Florida Public Archaeology Network; and Melissa Gonzalez from the UWF John C. Pace Library. The Gulf Coast Digital History Project seeks to strengthen research, teaching, and learning by creating an accessible network of history and heritage resources.
Digitized Scans: Gulf South Documents
Explore thousands of digitized photographs, maps, and other historic documents.
Scholarships: Selected Readings
Search through a curated list of books and articles about the region’s maritime history.
Resources: Additional Resources
Connect with our partner institutions, archival holdings, publications, and other relevant resources.
News and Events
- Gulf Stories Moment August 17, 2020
- Gulf Stories Moment July 27, 2020
- Gulf Stories Moment May 25, 2020
- Gulf Stories Moment April 27, 2020
- Gulf Stories Moment April 6, 2020
- Gulf Stories Moment March 16, 2020
- Public History graduate student presents portal to local historical society
Port of Pensacola
1970s Pensacola, FL: Explore images of the Port of Pensacola.
Destin Fishing Rodeo Records
Destin Fishing Rodeo Records: Explore billfishing tournament records from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.
Partners and Acknowledgements
The Gulf Coast Digital History Project seeks to foster research, teaching, and learning about the northern Gulf of Mexico by creating an accessible clearinghouse of history and heritage resources. Led by the UWF Digital Humanities Lab, the project team includes representatives from the UWF Department of History, the Florida Public Archaeology Network, and the UWF University Libraries.
- For more information on this project, contact:
- Dr. Jamin Wells
- Digital History Lab Director and Assistant Professor of History