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Oral history project update

I’m happy to say that I have another oral history narrator signed up!  Only one week and already two narrators!  This woman was a long-time Auxiliary member and helped to create the Auxiliary’s first Garden Fair, now in its 49th year and Edgewood’s primary fundraising event.  159 more words

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Seeing 9/11 Again, With Her Hands

Three years ago, for the tenth anniversary of 9/11 the New Yorker published a Talk of the Town piece with fourteen contributors from David Remnick, the editor, to a diverse set of voices including Ian Frazier, Nick Paumgarten, Lorrie Moore, Jonathon Safran Foer, Zadie Smith, Ian Parker, Elif Batuman and several more—all reflections on 9/11. 727 more words

First day part two

On my first day going through the storage room, I also found some nice historical publications of Edgewood’s, mostly from the 1960s through the 2000s. 610 more words


First oral history narrator

I’m happy to report that I already have my first oral history narrator signed up!  The letters only went out on Friday, so I wasn’t expecting a response so soon.  116 more words

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Oral History Project launch

This week, I dove in and launched the Edgewood Oral History Project. I wanted to get started on it as early as possible because I knew that it might be a long process and that it can take a lot of time to prepare for each interview. 1,036 more words

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Making Fair Housing Oral Histories Accessible

In 2012, the Anne Braden Institute (ABI) at the University of Louisville created Home for Us All: Fair Housing in Louisville and Jefferson County, a collection of oral histories. 364 more words