Innovation and Impact: Past Projects

Somewhat Hidden History

Project Description

Somewhat Hidden History is a collaboration between amateur historians and media producers in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota designed to bring local history to life in ways beautiful, engaging, and accessible to the general public. The project works to fill a void for both the producers and the consumers of the goods created, as Somewhat Hidden History will both provide amateur historians a means to get their work published and distributed (a possibility rarely available to those outside of the academy), as well as create an opportunity for local residents to learn about their city’s pasts in exciting, sensory, and understandable ways. Through the production podcasts, pamphlets, and miniature books, SHH will encourage the collaborative production of relevant and grounded history, made accessible to residents through distribution in local shops and public spaces at affordable prices.