Above the Fold
The History Unfolded Blog
Dr. Jeremy Best is a professor of history at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Dr. Best, his undergraduate students, and members of the local community have been uploading articles to the History Unfolded website for nearly a year. This guest blog post is the first of a two-part series on their work.
Dr. Martin Kalb is Assistant Professor of History at Bridgewater College in Virginia. For the past year, Dr. Kalb has been a strong project supporter. This post is the first of a three-part series, in which Dr. Kalb and his students recount the impact History Unfolded has had on them. Read More
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