Sara Montagno is a candidate for the M.A. in History at Case Western Reserve University. Her undergraduate education culminated in an A.A. from Cuyahoga Community College and a B.A. in History from Ursuline College. Throughout this time, her studies have centered on 19th and 20th century American History with a keen interest in local and regional history. Since January, she has been working as a intern at the Western Reserve Historical Society providing her with experience in digitizing physical collections as well as with collaborative public history projects. This fall she will begin working on the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History.