Digitization project shows college kids haven’t changed much since 1743

Harvard University last week launched a website for The Colonial North American Project, which for years has been digitizing thousands of documents and letters from the 17th and 18th centuries with the design of making them publicly available online.  While many of the documents hold great historical significance, others merely reflect life in the times, such as a letter from James Otis Jr. – he of “Taxation without representation is tyranny” fame – to his father, James Otis Sr., also a prominent colonial attorney.

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Network World Paul McNamara