Above the Fold
The History Unfolded Blog
The story of Dr. Michael Siegel illustrates the challenge facing Americans who sought accurate news about Nazi atrocities during the 1930s and 1940s. In this guest post, David Klevan, History Unfolded’s education outreach specialist, describes what the American press got right and wrong about Dr. Siegel’s experiences in Munich during World War II.
In addition to helping students hone primary source reading and analysis skills, the History Unfolded project has also helped participants make unexpected personal connections. In this video, Bronx High School of Science student Audrey Lang shares the impact the project had on her. Read More
Dr. Maddalena Marinari is an assistant professor in History; Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies; and Peace Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Her 18 students have submitted over 100 articles to the History Unfolded database, mostly from newspapers printed in “The Land of 10,000 Lakes.” Read More
In this segment, high school teacher Sophia Sapozhnikov shares her reflections on what educators gain from implementing History Unfolded in the classroom. Read More