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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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New App Makes It Easy to Submit Oral Histories to the Veteran's History Project

I found a very brief story (with autoplaying video argh) about a new app to easily record and submit oral histories to the Veteran’s History Project. 121 more words

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Reports from the Mayo Oral Histories Interns

The Prange Collection is currently processing the Marlene J. Mayo Oral Histories. Undergraduate student interns assist with this effort.  As part of the internship… 680 more words

Oral Histories

Oral Histories and Newspapers

As a historian, I spend a lot of time reading different types of literature. When I’m in class I spend a lot of my time reading secondary sources and eventually some primary sources. 623 more words

The University of Southern California's Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive Posts Large Content Update

The University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive has added a great deal of new content. “The Visual History Archive added 1,302 new testimonies, 1,361 new interviewees, six new experience groups, one new historic event and 10 new collections in a single update over the weekend. 38 more words

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Ypsilanti (Michigan) District Library Launches Digital Archive of African-American Oral Histories

The Ypsilanti District Library (that’s in Michigan) has launched a new African-American oral history archive. “40 years ago, Historian and EMU Professor A.P. Marshall interviewed dozens of leaders in Ypsilanti’s African American community, seeking to preserve the stories and struggles of a generation who lived through the Great Depression, WWII, and the Civil Rights movement…. 45 more words

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#ShineHeritageExhibition - Includes a device created @#ShineHeritageExhibition - Includes a device created @Roald_Dahl! @RoaldDahlFund! @RoaldDahlFund

Thanks to a £60,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, and support from the charity Shine, the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus: Our Heritage exhibition is showcasing a range of spina bifida and hydrocephalus related information, over the next few weeks. 146 more words

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