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Free Going Home Workshops Offered in December

You are invited to a Free Restoring Historic Photographs Workshop this Saturday, Dec. 3, 2-4:30 pm, at the Flint Hills Discovery Center in conjunction with our “Going Home: Hidden Histories of the Flint Hills” exhibit! 253 more words

An Interview with Faubion Bowers: From Mayo Oral Histories

This post is the first in a series featuring interviews from the Marlene Mayo Oral Histories.  Currently, 29 of the oral history transcripts are… 202 more words

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For a lot of people, this song became about smoking weed.

For me and my Dad, it was a nightly lullaby. In fact, I came to think of Puff as my own friend and protector, and when I was afraid going outside when darkness fell early in the winter, I pretended the billowing tarpaulin in the backyard was just Puff looking out. 108 more words

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An oral history of David Cronenberg’s 'Boner Nights'

A recounting of one of the most disastrous, daring, and little-known sequels in film history, as remembered by its makers.

David Cronenberg (Director): I couldn’t stop thinking about it. 1,389 more words


NYT: Teenager Seeks to Honor Veterans of War by Preserving Their Stories

A wonderful story from The New York Times: Teenager Seeks to Honor Veterans of War by Preserving Their Stories. “As nations honored their war veterans on Friday — Armistice Day and Veterans Day —a 19-year-old in California is trying to preserve as many voices of World War II veterans in the United States as he can. 41 more words

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The Truth Booth: "What's your truth?"

On July 15 – 16, the downtown branch of the Nashville Public Library and the Special Collections Center brought a uniquely interactive art exhibit into the main lobby. 159 more words

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