Karen Sieber

posts and bio Karen Sieber

Karen Sieber is a public historian specializing in community histories and riots and resistance. She is best known as the creator of Visualizing the Red Summer. Sieber is the co-author of a chapter on the Loray Mill in the upcoming book, Where are the Workers: Labor’s Stories at Museums and Historic Sites, out in June of 2022 from the University of Illinois Press. She was part of a team that developed digital exhibits, a community archive, and a history center in the renovated Loray Mill in recent years. Sieber currently works as a Humanities Officer for the Minnesota Humanities Center. For more on her work visit www.ksieber.com.