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UFC Lunch: Merced’s Early Years — Digital Humanities and the Federal Census

January 17, 2017 - 11:30 am

University Friends Circle (UFC) meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Branding Iron Restaurant, 640 W. 16th St., Merced.

History Professor David Torres-Rouff will present an ongoing project that uses digitized data from the U.S. Census during the 19th century to offer new avenues for thinking about Merced’s earliest years. Torres-Rouff uses new tools to analyze data and illustrate stories to highlight a few new ways to think about Merced’s first decades as a city. 

Admission is $20 for members and $25 for guests. For information on joining the UFC or to RSVP, email ufc@ucmerced.edu. Reservation deadline is noon Thursday, Jan. 12.

UFC encourages people from UC Merced and surrounding communities to join the organization. Its mission is to inspire and maintain strong relationships between the UC Merced community and the communities of the San Joaquin Valley through activities that promote social and intellectual interaction, programs of service and fundraising initiatives that support UC Merced scholarships.

640 W. 16th St.
Merced, CA 95340
United States