Complicated Legacies: Race, Space, and White Supremacy in NC State History
In Spring of 2021, the HI 589: Interpretation in Historic Sites class developed a campus tour dedicated to the complicated legacies of different figures preserved in the landscape of N.C. State University.
Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse: Turning Oral Histories into Short Films
Beyond the transcript, oral history interviews have a second life as primary sources for short films.
Drawing Democracy: North Carolina’s Gerrymandering History
As courts consider North Carolina’s voting districts, we review the long history of gerrymandering in the state.
Finding Freedom Through Oysters in 19th Century New York (Part Two)
Black History Month: The history of Sandy Ground, the first free-black community of the United States, and the impact the community had on the oyster industry in the 19th century.
Finding Freedom Through Oysters in 19th Century New York (Part One)
Black History Month Feature: The history of Thomas Downing's legacy regarding the oyster industry in 19th century New York.
Revisiting the CCC
A new digital archive about the Civilian Conservation Corps aims to revive knowledge about the CCC’s role providing opportunities for recreation and leisure to Virginia’s common people.
Interview with Dr. Linda Jacobs
An interview with Dr. Linda Jacobs on her talk at NC State “Creating Illusions: Arabs in America’s Fairs, 1876-1896,” which discussed the role of Syrian performers, merchants, and travelers at world’s fairs in the late nineteenth-century.
On “A Case for Colonialism”
A review of the controversy surrounding “The Case for Colonialism,” which appeared in the journal Third World Quarterly in September.
Reinhold Niebuhr, Public Intellectuals, and the History Student
Famed theologian Reinhold Niebuhr's legacy serves as an example to history students interested in using their skills to influence society.
Legacy Contamination: Where the Rubble Hits the Road
Legacy Contamination: Where the Past is Present