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Making Sense of Oral History

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Making Sense of Oral History by Linda Shopes Making Sense of Oral History offers a place for students and teachers to begin working with oral history interviews as historical evidence. Written by Linda Shopes, this guide presents an overview of oral history and ways historians use it, tips on what questions to ask when reading …

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Why Here-Why Now

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Why Here/Why Now: Using Websites to Power Community Projects by Brooke Bryan At a particular URL in the vast virtual world of websites exists something I call the Why Here/Why Now Project. It’s an inactive community interview project, but the website receives as many visits as it ever did. Years after my last interview or …

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A Closer Look at Community Partnerships

Case Study: A Closer Look at Community Partnerships by Brooke Bryan History runs deep in the small, storied town of Yellow Springs, Ohio. Arguably a champion of early racial and cultural diversity since its establishment, the village was a cultural nook in the conservative Ohio valley in post-World War II times. High-ranking blacks stationed at …

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