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Centre College Students Complete Oral History Project with World War II Veterans

By Sara Egge, assistant professor of history, Centre College The set-up was the same for every interview. The video camera, carefully positioned to capture the perfect angle, sat to one side of the interviewer. The lights, diligently scrutinized for their ability to illuminate the subject’s face, were bright. The paperwork, signed slowly but intentiona
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‘Living with Difference’: Disability and Oral History

By Hannah O’Daniel, KHS oral history summer intern Traditional historical narratives often marginalize people with disabilities as social deviants and non-actors unimportant to broader historical questions. Yet, a 2005 Center for Disease Control report found that over 20% of adults in Kentucky live with a disability.[1] Dr. Anne Shordike sought to docu
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Camp ArtyFact Plants Seeds

By Annie Edwards, Camp ArtyFact Teen Press Corps Camp ArtyFact 2016 has been all about planting seeds of discovery in the minds of everyone involved. Campers all grew in different ways. Take Week 4 as an example. Participants explored weaving, frontiers, gardening and cooking from their own unique perspectives. But there’s one thing all the campers, an
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Tobacco Research: A  Personal Point of View

  By Jeffery A. Duvall  Editor's note: What about a topic piques a historian’s interest enough to make him or her research and write about it? In this blog, Jeffery Duvall,  assistant editor of the Frederick Douglass Papers and a research associate with the Institute for American Thought at Indiana University-Purdue University Indian
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