The unveiling of the eighth volume of the Virginia Tech Undergraduate Historical Review took place at the Department of History Annual Undergraduate Research Showcase and Spring Tea on April 12. History master’s students Heath Furrow and Tyler Balli served as managing editors, and faculty member Heather Gumbert was the faculty editor.

The following History majors at Virginia Tech published their research in this volume: Brooks Hayden Romedy, “Folksong Collection Practices and the Development of an Anglo-Saxon America”; Courtney Ebersohl, “‘She Would Not Go Anyhow’: Freed Women in Post-Civil War Fairfax County, 1865–1872”; and Gillian Barth, “The Wrath of Kern County: Banning The Grapes of Wrathin the Summer of 1939.”

In addition, Nala Chehade wrote “Reflections on Digital History: Graffiti of the Egyptian Revolution in Cairo,” and Laura Crowe penned “Undergraduate Publishing at Virginia Tech: Welcome to the Beatles.”