Grant for Save Our History awarded

NJ.com: Save our History Grant awarded

MILLVILLE—The History Channel has announced the award of a “Save Our History” grant to the Millville Army Air Field Museum and Millville Memorial High School to partner in an oral history project.

The project would preserve the community’s and museum’s important role in preserving the history of the air field as a training facility for pilots about to go overseas for the European Theater during World War II.

The MAAFM was one of only 29 organizations out of about 700 who applied to be awarded a grant to fund innovative educational projects designed to being communities and children together to preserve their local history.

Students conduct the interviews.
Results will be part of the Veterans History Project.
Students will be creating websites from interview materials, including video clips.

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Posted by Susan A. Kitchens on February 24, 2005 in • Oral history in the newsOral History Projects
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