The Morning Star of that Liberty: Controversy and Conflict in Early American Press, 1735-1805
Isabel Hidalgo is a graduate student in the History Department at Florida Atlantic University. Ms. Hidalgo’s internship project was to create an online exhibition on a topic related to American history using rare books from the Marvin & Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Collection. Her online exhibition is titled: “The Morning Star of that Liberty:” Controversy and Conflict in Early American Press, 1735-1805.
Isabel Hidalgo received her bachelor’s degree in History at Florida Atlantic University as well and was part of the first cohort in the Kelly Strul Emerging Scholars Program. She has also received the Traci Jill Edelman Memorial Award in History in 2019, the Percy and Pauline Greenberg Memorial Award in 2020, the Traci Jill Edelman Memorial Award in History of Women, Gender, or Sexuality for a History Major in 2020, and the University Scholar Award for the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters in 2020. She is currently a Graduate teaching assistant for the Florida Atlantic University history department and looks forward to working in Public history after her master’s degree in History is completed.