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White Students and Black Words

One of the most striking aspects of Banks’ discussion was his advocacy of using digital media and the humanities to bridge the gaps between generations and to form stronger communities.  492 more words

Digital Griots

Mowing, documenting and cake!

Beautiful morning and I was ready for some heavy fork action…only one more metre of soil to dig and then I could start to relax.   By 1pm my work was done. 474 more words

Voices of the Past

For the past few months, our Oral History Intern, Sarah, has been busy cataloging our oral histories, and has uncovered some fascinating stories. Sarah has selected a few of her favourite clips which we’ve uploaded to the website for you to listen to. 138 more words

National Trust

Writing through Their Words

While researching the historical background for The Cause: Love & War, my goal was to move away from the history books and uncover true tales of the time period as told by the ones who lived it. 468 more words

Author's Journey

Oral Histories





Don’t let family members or your community slip by without documenting your family’s or community’s oral histories. Ever wished you would have recorded your grandmother’s journey to America or how she worked in the shipyards to support the war effort during World War II? 382 more words


My New Project: Gamer Stories

I’m launching a new personal project! It’s a sort of anthology of gamer stories amassed through interviews with gamers inside the industry and out. I’d like to explore how video games and gamer culture have shaped individual lives, for better or worse. 70 more words

Video Games

Outreach Efforts at the Library/Archives - Latino Literacy Roundtable

As stated in an earlier post, The Latino Literacy Roundtable will be hosted at the Arizona Historical Society – Tucson Division on March 14, 2014 from 9am – 3pm. 144 more words