Public History Work

Here you’ll find a selection of my digital public history work. For a full record of my public history work, please see my CV.


To view an exhibit, click on the featured image or title.

Women have long been involved in the military during times of war, though not always in a capacity that we might recognize as “traditionally” military. This exhibit showcases items from across the Smithsonian and across the entire spectrum of women’s experiences in World War I.

See how Washington, DC and Smithsonian visitors have shared their trips with others by taking a historic look at the Smithsonian through the picture postcard. This exhibit also includes a general history of postcards and many image galleries featuring postcards from SIA’s collections.

The Century America project chronicles the local impact of the Great War. This exhibit is based on archival research and recounts some of the stories of the Fredericksburg State Normal School and the town of Fredericksburg, Virginia, between 1914 and 1919.

This exhibit covers a small selection of postcard production methods and techniques that were popular in the United States from the 1920s through the 1950s. It frequently focuses on Curt Teich & Co., a prominent postcard manufacturer during this period.