I have been redesigning the “WWI Diary of Albert Huet” project for the past few weeks and I am happy to announce the following new features:
- A biography in English of Albert and some information about the project and the diary.
- Information about the translation project that was led by Dr. Lynn E. Palermo from Susquehanna University and completed in June 2018.
- The diary which now features for each page: the image, the transcription, the standardized French text, and the English translation. Users can easily navigate from tab to tab. Each image is linked to the original file in the University of Florida’s Digital Collections. At the bottom of each page, you can find links to the previous and next pages of the diary. There is also now a list of all the pages of the diary, should users want to navigate to a very specific page.
- The additional documents related to Albert’s life in the army now feature two photos taken by my aunt of Albert’s two “croix de guerre”.
My goal was to make the diary more useful to scholars, students, and the broader public in general. I am so thankful to my family for letting me digitize all of these documents and sharing them with the world.