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HIST 1004: Introduction to History

HIST 1004 introduces first-year students to the discipline of history via a variety of topics including the nature and types of history and history writing. Emphasis is placed on engaging with a variety of primary materials and sources as an example of inquiry.  

Contact: Heath Furrow

From VPI to Virginia Tech

2019: Heather Gumbert

African American Fourth of July

2018: Brett Shadle

WFXR News: Virginia Tech project takes look at 4th of July from African America’s perspective throughout history

JBHE: Virginia Tech Students Launch “African American Fourth of July” Website

Joseph Ware letters transcription project

2017: Trudy Becker

CLAHS Magazine: The Case of the Vanished Commandant

AHA News Magazine: The Mystery of the Commandant’s Writing