auut studio inspires curiosity and awe.

Monroe Work Today has been covered by several major outlets because of the shocking impact of its interactive map. But the map was not shocking because the information is new. Our studio repackaged the textbook: what might have been one paragraph in passing is expanded to the stories of nine heroes who were young once, too. Monroe Work Today paints a picture that resonates its own significance. The picture tells a story, fosters a new understanding – and cannot be forgotten.

In two years, the exhibit has been viewed over

120,000 times

The site was honored with a 2017 Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 72nd year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.

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See our coverage:

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The Public Historian (40:2, p.156)

Review: Monroe Work Today from Auut Studio

Cover of American History Magazine, August 2017

American History magazine (August 2017, p.10)

“Lynchings Remembered”

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Internet Scout – The Scout Report (March 2017)

Review of Monroe Work Today

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American Association for State and Local History

2017 Leadership in History Award Winners


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