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Oral History for the "Quiet in the Land"

Janneken Smucker

I’ve read with interest the posts here from my colleagues  Ben Goossen on Digital History and Ted Maust on Public History, topics very near and dear to me in both my scholarship and teaching. 1,718 more words

Essays

Be a part of local history

Do you have memories of places, people or events in 1950s St Helens?

As part of the St Helens Through The Lens project, St Helens Local History & Archives and St Helens Arts Service are collaborating with photographer… 110 more words

St Helens Through The Lens

Recovering the Experiences of the Black Greatest Generation

by Douglas Bristol

After conducting hundreds of hours of oral history interviews with Vietnam veterans, the Founding Director of the Dale Center, Dr. Andrew Wiest, persuasively argued in his… 1,102 more words

War And Society

Women Team-Working

Some of our first steps on the ground in Binga were to join Zubo in visiting the Women Forums in the six Wards that Zubo is working. 316 more words

Storytelling

I nearly cried when the mills shut down

It was my great pleasure to meet and talk to Brian Richardson last week, about his experience working in the woollen mills of Morley.

Brian is a member of the… 793 more words

Disabled People