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Echoes of Blonde

Everyone knows all Finns are blonde, right ?! Well, not really true at all. Mum had black hair. Dad’s was reddish brown. But – there does seem to be a preponderance of blondeness. 1,718 more words

Story Corner

Oral History Training - 14 July 2016

Everyone attending really enjoyed the first training session with Eastside Community Heritage about how to conduct oral history interviews. Judith Garfield guided us through an interactive and practical session, which covered everything from using the recording equipment to how to nod and smile during an interview. 57 more words

A good read

One of the things I most enjoy about being with my friends (and this friend, in particular), is that invariably, after meeting, I always walk away having discovered something new. 176 more words


This year, the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department is hosting their annual carnival from Sunday, July 24 through the night of Saturday the 30th, when a fireworks display is scheduled to cap off the 2016 festivities. 393 more words

Eastern Shore

'BADA Voices' Oral History Interview - John Bly

 We did our 2nd in the new ‘BADA Voices’ Oral History interviews last week – this time in the interviewees’ chair was John Bly, of John Bly Antiques. 496 more words

New Haven County Bar Association Oral History Project - The Geltman's Lunch Group

The first New Haven County Bar Association Oral History Project subject is a lunch group that has been meeting continuously near the New Haven Court House since the 1940s. 320 more words

Legal History

Chernobyl Prayer

Chernobyl Prayer
Svetlana Alexievich
Penguin Modern Classics

On 26 April 1986, 01:23 hours and 58 seconds, a series of blasts brought down Reactor No. 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, near the Belarusian border.

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