Master’s Thesis

Kaitlyn Weldon. Missions Unaccomplished: Female Missionaries, Native American Rights, and Media in the Nineteenth-Century American West. Master’s Thesis, 2020.

Conference Presentations

“‘Blue Star’ of the Show: Corabelle Fellows, Dime Museums, and Media in the Nineteenth Century.” Western History Association Conference. Portland, Oregon. (October 2021). *Virtual Presentation at the Pre-Con.

“Cattle Queens: Female Ranchers in the American West, 1870-1920.” Rural Women’s Studies Association Conference. University of Guelph. Ontario, Canada (May 2021). *Virtual

“Twisted Legacies: How Media Affects Historical Memory.” Mountain-Plains Museum Association Conference. Research Paper Competition. (September 2020). *Virtual

  • Participant’s Choice Winner

“Activist, Victim, or Savior?: The Many Faces of Caroline Weldon.” Northern Great Plains History Conference. Wisconsin Consortium. Eau Claire, Wisconsin (September 2020). *Virtual

“Missions Unaccomplished: Female Missionaries, Native American Rights, and Media in the Nineteenth-Century American West.” Family and Graduate Student Housing (FGSH) Research Symposium. Stillwater, Oklahoma (July 2020). *Virtual

  • Most Interesting Topic Award

“Home, Home on the Plains: Homesteading Women in Dakota Territory.” Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference. University of Oklahoma. Norman, Oklahoma (February 2020). 

  • 3rd Place in Graduate Student American History

“Unconventional Pioneers: Women in Late Nineteenth Century Dakota Territory.” Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conference. Cameron University. Lawton, Oklahoma (March 2019).

  • 2nd Place in Graduate Student American History

Article Writing Samples

13 Minority Military Units Who Shaped American History,Ranker Weird History, March 4, 2021.

What Cleopatra Actually Looked Like,Ranker Weird History, January 28, 2021.  

The Actual Reasons Political Parties Exist,Ranker Weird History, December 21, 2020.   

Her Own Home: Female Homesteaders in the Nineteenth Century,The Historians Magazine, (December 2020): 36.

Women From History So Tough They Sound Made Up – But Aren’t,Ranker Weird History, December 9, 2020. 

The Dash Between: Why I Chose to Major in History,The Odyssey Online, October 26, 2020.

Kaitlyn is available to freelance work on projects. Interested in working with Kaitlyn? Click the link below!

Podcast Appearances

“History Behind the Page with Kaitlyn the Active Historian,” The History Chick 1941, April 14, 2022.

“Debate Club: Should museums give back what they have taken in the past?,” The History Emporium and Pals Podcast, July 6, 2021. 

“Female Missionaries, Native American Rights, and 19th Century American Midwest with Kaitlyn Weldon,” History With Jackson podcast, June 30, 2021. (Video Recording)

“Famous Women in Ancient History – Enheduanna & Taputti,” Episode 116, Fan of History podcast, February 2, 2021.

YouTube Script Samples

Kaitlyn has written video scripts for channels like DoYouRemember,Inc.? and The Remedial Herstory Project which have garnered millions of views.

Video Script Samples from Do You Remember:

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Social Media Content Samples

Please email Kaitlyn for Social Media Content samples, k.w.histories@gmail.com.

  • Reels Scripts
  • Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, & Twitter Posts
  • YouTube Video Scripts


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