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Connecting to History through the National Park System, cont.

Previously, we discussed ways to use the National Park Service’s system of national historical landmarks as a teaching tool. Another way to connect to the nation’s shared heritage through the NPS is by making use of its… 359 more words


Even more oral history interviews

One of our latest oral history interviews with members of the British antique trade is with Martin Beazor, of John Beazor Antiques in Cambridge. Martin is the third generation of his family to run the antique business, which was established in Great Yarmouth in 1875. 329 more words

College Of New Jersey Creates Oral History Archive Of Superstorm Sandy Victims

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — College of New Jersey Associate Professor Matthew Bender and his students are archiving the oral histories of victims of Superstorm Sandy. 164 more words


More Oral History Interviews

Our oral history interviews are gathering pace – we’ve completed 4 more interviews in the last few weeks….and we’ll post details of all of the interviews in the next few days…but in the meantime, one of our latest interviews was with Christopher Claxton Stevens, late of the leading dealers in Antique English Furniture, Norman Adams, of Hans Road in London. 258 more words

My Dad

The first oral history that I will conduct will be with my dad. My dad and I do not have the best relationship which is why I chose to do this portion of my project with him. 234 more words


History is all around us - we just have to open our eyes

It is four weeks since I last posted anything on my blog.  It is not because I haven’t done anything interesting, but I like to keep my posts different to the mundane activities of daily life.  365 more words