Publications and Press

Publications:

Gaddis, Elijah and Karen Sieber. “History, Memory, and Community in the Redeveloped Mill,” Interpreting Labor History at Historic Sites, Working Class in American History Series. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, (in press) 2020.

Sieber, Karen. “An Act of Tactical History: Creating an Archive of the Red Summer of 1919.” Perspectives on History. American Historical Association, June 3, 2019, https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/summer-2019/an-act-of-tactical-history

Sieber, Karen. “Experiential Education and Classrooms on Wheels: The Omnibus College’s Road to Knowledge.” Perspectives on History. American Historical Association, September 3, 2019, https://www.historians.org/publications-and-directories/perspectives-on-history/september-2019/experiential-education-and-classrooms-on-wheels

Sieber, Karen. The Brandywine Valley Oral History Project, The Oral History Review, Volume 46, Issue 1, Winter/Spring 2019, Pages 201–203, https://doi.org/10.1093/ohr/ohy101

Press:

“Digital archive captures mill town’s heyday.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTr7jmIftWY&w=560&h=315

“Digital Innovation Lab participates in grand “re-opening” of Loray/Firestone Mill.” https://americanstudies.unc.edu/digital-innovation-lab-participates-in-grand-re-opening-of-lorayfirestone-mill/

“Public History is in my blood.” https://www.luc.edu/history/stories/archive/karen-sieber.shtml 

“UNC humanities team brings century-old mill into digital age.” https://www.unc.edu/discover/old-mill-digital-age/ 

Video of an invited talk at University of Kansas on Visualizing the Red Summer, 2016.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poXkLPPeZq4&w=560&h=315  (Jump to 17:00)

Visualizing the Red Summer is used in hundreds of classrooms across the country, and has been a featured or cited resource by Teach Human Rights, History.com, Zinn Education Project, Atlanta Black Star, Carter Center for K-12 Black History Education, Encyclopedia of Arkansas, Monroe Work Today, Newberry Library, GeoHumanities.org and other groups.