The exhibit was the subject of many online and print news articles during the summer of 2015. Here is a sampling of some of the UCSB and local news coverage of the exhibit:

Santa Barbara Noozhawk Article

UCSB The Bottom Line student newspaper

In 2016, the exhibit was awarded a Leadership in History award from the American Association for State and Local History:

AASLH Award announcement

UCSB: The Current campus newsletter

In May 2019, the online exhibit was created. Here are links to news articles about the formation of this website:

The Daily Nexus, UCSB's student newspaper

Pacific Standard article