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Meleck Davis is the senior web designer and developer at the Minnesota Historical Society.
He helped design and rebuild MNHS’s entire portfolio of historical sites websites, as well as numerous exhibit and initiative websites. He has presented at conferences on topics including modular design development, accessibility in web design, and collaborative web development.
When he is not abusing his screen-time privileges working on the MNHS website he enjoys drawing, playing music, and various adventures outside with his wife and two children.
Woman Suffrage Goes Digital
In 2020, US historical institutions marked the centennial of passage of the woman suffrage amendment. With our museum closed to the public, we moved our VOTES FOR WOMEN exhibit content online. In the end, we learned valuable lessons about our patrons, our process, and the potential of web-based programs to satisfy our existing audiences and to attract new ones.