Co-Principal Investigator Paul Quigley, the James I. Robertson, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil War Studies in the Department of History, and principal investigator Kurt Luther received an $80,000 award from the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science for the project titled “Augmenting Computer Vision with Crowdsourcing to Identify People in Historical and Modern Photographs.” The grant is for two years and funds a graduate student and several undergraduate researchers to work on the project, which combines crowdsourcing and face recognition technology to identify American Civil War-era photos.