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Two Educators within the Gratz College Community use History Unfolded

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History Unfolded by Two Educators within the Gratz College Community

Maine high school social studies teacher Heidi Omlor received her PhD in Holocaust & Genocide Studies (HGS) from Gratz College, Melrose Park, PA. New Jersey colleague and adjunct professor Barbara Krasner is a PhD candidate in the HGS program at Gratz. Separately, they each leaned into History Unfolded to meet professional and personal goals. Read More

Deerfield High School

A Look Behind the Scenes of History Unfolded

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Hello! My name is Megan and I have been the intern here at History Unfolded for the past year! Over the course of my internship I have reviewed hundreds of phenomenal submissions from citizen historians just like you.  I have also encountered some amazing ways the History Unfolded community has been utilizing this project. I wanted to take the time today to highlight a few of these projects! Read More

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The Story of Dr. Michael Siegel

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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.
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Indiana Historical Bureau

Digital Spaces, Real World Conversations: An Indiana Research Sprint

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Jill Weiss Simins is a historian at the Indiana Historical Bureau (IHB) who works on Hoosier State Chronicles (HSC), a free database of digitized Indiana newspapers. Over the past year and a half, she has been contributing to the History Unfolded project and writing about what Hoosiers knew about the events leading up to the Holocaust for the Hoosier State Chronicles Blog. Read More