Wednesday, March 23, 2011

History in the Making! Keep your Ears Open!

For many years, history with a capital H was confined to books and records, often written by the victors or their dedicated scribes. But there is also a world or history to be found in the stories of our elders and those who lived their lives while the bombs were dropping and the rations dealt out. These chronicles can be found in oral history collections aimed at recovering the voice of the people.

But you do not need to consult the archives of your public library to find these voices. They are all around us, if we take the time to listen.

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