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A Historical Research “How To”

I was very impressed by the highly recommended, student film on Henry Spradley.  I admire this film for two reasons. One, for the quality of the storytelling, and two, for the way in which it documents the realities and rewards

Posted in Digital Storytelling, Discussion, Primary Sources

Civil War Jim

I’ve kept a folder on my computer for years entitled “family archives” where I’ve collected scanned news articles, obituaries, photos and census data. It’s the modern version of an old binder my father keeps of yellowed newspaper articles and handwritten

Posted in Digital Storytelling, Discussion, Primary Sources
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