An Intern's Look at the Early San Francisco Punk Scene through the San Francisco Punk Archive
Cal State East Bay history major McKenzie (Mac) Reed interned at the Punk Rock Archive at the San Francisco Public Library. During her internship she assisted with the archiving of punk rock flyers donated to the library, wrote blog posts and helped out with the Frightwig collection

Mac also shares a few words about her experience in this video:

Student Projects

Housing Story Illustration

My Housing Story

My Housing Story is an oral history project conducted by faculty and students in the history department at Cal State East Bay. We seek to document the housing experiences of individuals living in one of the most expensive area in the United States: the San Francisco Bay Area.
Stalingrad

Stalingrad

Students from Dr. McGuire's "Warfare, Terrorism, and Genocide" class set up a tent outside the student union and showed passersby a multimedia experience about the Battle of Stalingrad.

 

Click below to watch the video.

Latin American Monsters

Latin American Monsters

Students in Dr. Alexander's Public History class collaborated with digital illustration students from Josh Funk's class at Chico State to explore the history of folklore and monsters in Latin America. The history students wrote essays and the art students interpreted the essays and created illustrations about each monster.

Podcasts

Podcasts

A brief history of the 2000s New York garage/indie rock revival - by McKenzie Reed
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An introduction to the Gold Rush with a look at the impact mercury had on the gold mining industry and the lasting effects on California - by Alex Moller:
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An exploration of composer Dmitri Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony premiered by the Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra in 1937 -  by Yukai Chen:
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Blog

Blog

History Blogging the 2020 U.S. Elections

HIST 405-05 participants blogged to provide historical context for the 2020 U.S. elections, and we look forward to your comments.

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