History Subject Guide

Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians.

Where We Go
Eugene Daub (left) and Rob Firmin ’70 (right) with their bronze sculpture of Rosa Parks at the unveiling in National Statuary Hall. Photo credit: Office of the Architect of the Capitol.

The latest piece of art by Rob Firmin ’70 and his sculpting partner Eugene Daub—a nine-foot-tall bronze commemorating Rosa Parks—was unveiled this year in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall.

Faculty Spotlight
Sweet Charity & Medieval Guilt

Adam Davis is a historian whose research causes him to straddle centuries on a daily basis. Now, the associate professor has received a yearlong fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to dig deeper into the 12th and 13th centuries in Champagne, France.

Faculty Spotlight
Ansel Adams [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

To March for Others , by Dr. Lauren Araiza, explores the reasons why black activists, who were committed to their own fight for equality during this period, crossed racial, socioeconomic, geographic, and ideological divides to align themselves with a union of predominantly Mexican American farm workers in rural California.