Public History Project Final Report

Cover of the Public History Project Final ReportThe UW–Madison Public History Project began as a temporary initiative in 2019 with a mandate to uncover and give voice to the histories of discrimination and resistance on campus. Following the successful delivery of the project’s final public history products, the project is being replaced by the permanent Rebecca M. Blank Center for Campus History. The Public History Project’s final report showcases the work accomplished over the past four calendar years. It acts as a synopsis of the project in its entirety — covering the project’s budget and staffing, highlighting research and community engagement processes, laying out challenges faced by project staff, and providing insights for those wishing to undertake similar work.

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