The following article, by site producer David Micklos, was featured in the second issue of Nature Reviews Genetics:

Engineering American society: the lesson of eugenics, by David Micklos and Elof Carlson, Nature Reviews Genetics Vol 1, No. 2, 153 -158 (November, 2000). Follow this link to Nature. Click here to view a PDF file of the article.

The Eugenics Archive has won the following awards:

The Exploratorium's Ten Cool Sites Award for educational excellence for July, 2000.

and SBC's Blue Web'n during the month of February, 2004.

The Archive, and/or the eugenics movement, is featured in articles on these web sites:

Public History Resource Center, web site review of Image Archive on the American Eugenics Movement, January, 2004.

Richmond Times Dispatch, "Eugenics gains second chance? New age of genetics spurs debate" by Peter Hardin, Times-Dispatch Washington Correspondent, April 27, 2002.

Kansas City Star, "Missourian played key role in old-time eugenics movement" by Eric Adler, April 27, 2002.

Wired News (, "Blaming the 'Defective' People," by Kristen Philipkoski. March 26, 2001.,1282,42567,00.html

Richmond Times Dispatch, "Segregation's era of 'science,' Eugenics altered lives, left mark in Virginia " by Peter Hardin, Times-Dispatch Washington Correspondent, "Playing God" by By Kristi Coale

The Village Voice, "Never Again" by Ward Harkavy, "Breeding Better Citizens" by Valerie Parker

The Chronicle of Higher Education, "Eugenics Site Illuminates a Dark Chapter in the Annals of Science" by Scott Carlson

MSNBC Local/New York Area Coverage, "LI lab puts dark past online" by Carolyn Gusoff

in articles in the following publications:

Nature, Vol. 403, February 3, 2000, "Genetics remembers its 'cautionary' past," page 479.

Science, Vol. 287, February 18, 2000, Net News: "Eugenics Archive: Lessons From the Past," page 1163.

Nature Genetics, Vol. 24, No. 2, February 2000, TOUCHINGbase: "America's eugenic past online," page 105.

Newsday, Tuesday, May 30, 2000, Viewpoints, "When Genetics Gets Out of Hand, Beware," by Matthew Carolan and Raymond J. Keating. Page A31.

on the following television broadcast:

News Channel 4, New York area NBC Affiliate. May 23, 2000, Six-o'clock News. Includes interviews with David Micklos, Dr. James Watson, and Dr. Elof Carlson.

and on this student web site:

"Building a Better Human" by Neda Farzan.

Relevant articles on Eugenics:

The Sun, Arts & Society, Section F, May 6, 2001, "The Legacy of Lynchburg" by Michael Ollove, page 6F.

The News & Observer, Section Q, April 15, 2001, "Sterilized by State Order," by Bonnie Rochman, page 479.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch, "Eugenics victim became war hero," by Bill Baskervill, Associated Press Writer, February 5, 2001.

Washington Post, "The Seduction of Science To Perfect an Imperfect Race," by Philip Kennicott, April, 21, 2004.

Contributing Archives:
American Philosophical Society Library
Archiv zur Geschichte der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Archives
International Center of Photography
National Park Service
Rockefeller Archive Center
Truman State University
University at Albany
University College London
University of Virginia