On this site you will find an unusual record of contemporary collegiate life in New York: a visual slice of the daily diets of university students. Contributors to the archive are asked if they would document what they ate by photographing each of their three daily meals. This assignment provided simple examples of how to create archival records, and build archival displays using Omeka software. This archive is a project of the Department of Performing & Fine Arts at York College in Jamaica, Queens, one of the 24 campuses of the City University of New York (CUNY).
Breakfast with wheat toast sandwiched with cherry jelly, a poached egg, a slice of cheese, and a cup of lipton tea with almond milk.
Individual photographs of the class roster
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My every morning meal. Fresh coffee accompanied with eggs and bread.