Check out this short introductory video students created in 2011 to explain the History Harvest concept:  

Here is a selection of articles, interviews and blog posts about the History Harvest concept:

“Spring at the History Harvest,” interview with Drs. Patrick D. Jones and William G. Thomas, III, by Sara Georgini in The Junto  (2013)

“History Harvests: What Happens When Students Collect and Digitize the People's History?,” Patrick D. Jones, William G. Thomas, III and Andrew Whitmer, Perspectives on History (2013)

"‘History Harvest’ Project May Spawn a New Kind of MOOC,” Marc Parry, Chronicle of Higher Education (2012)

One of the most powerful endorsements of the History Harvest comes from students who are often deeply impacted by their participation in the class. 

Here are a few brief student testimonials about their experiences with the HH project:

Here is some of the media coverage that has been published on the History Harvest here in Nebraska over the years:

“UNL aims at Czech list for latest History Harvest,” Blake Ursch, Omaha World Herald (2016)

“History Harvest In North Omaha: A Report On Digital Harvesting,” William G. Thomas, III. (2011)

And, here is the video capture of a History Harvest Google Hang-out (2013) featuring HH originators, Drs. Patrick Jones and Will Thomas, UNL History graduate student, Brandon Locke, Dr. Andrew Witmer (James Madison), Dr. Scot French (University of Central Florida), Dr. Dan Cohen (George Mason University and Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America), Jason Heppler (UNL doctoral candidate in History and Academic Technology Specialist at Stanford) and Ali Bousquet (UNL undergraduate),  discussing the History Harvest concept and our experiences putting it into practice. 

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