Speaking of hurricanes…Hurricane Digital Memory Bank
The Hurricane Digital Memory Bank: Preserving the Stories of Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. Anyone can contribute photos, text, audio, video. It’s not strictly oral history, but can include it. It is a digital repository that anyone can contribute to.
From the about page:
The Hurricane Digital Memory Bank uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the stories and digital record of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. George Mason University’s Center for History and New Media and the University of New Orleans, in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History and other partners, organized this project.
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Everyone has 'em.
They tell where you come from. They hold secrets to who you are.
This site explores how to use digital tools and media to record and preserve spoken memories of family members.
Your host: Susan A. Kitchens (I got into this by talking to my grandpa; at the time he was 99 years old.)
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