Oral History Center informal Fall workshops, and Winter Chats

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Planning and getting started on your oral history project …or, picking up a paused project November/December 2021 Workshop Series:  From planning, to interview, to archive: An informal series to get you started or re-started     Session 1, November 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Plan your oral history project:  We will walk through the early planning to… Read more

Mass State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) info session on Veterans Heritage Grants, and the Roving Archivist

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Archives Hour with the State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB): Veterans’ Heritage Grants and more October 28, 2021, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Join representatives from the State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) to learn more about resources available to you and your organization for managing historical records. We’ll go over this year’s round of Veterans’… Read more

Bronx Covid oral history project hosts panel

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The Bronx Community College Archives is pleased to announce that we are co-hosting an online panel next Tuesday that will be highlighting our latest oral history project, thanks to our collaboration with Mutual Aid NYC! Community Care during COVID Oral History Project  documents stories of mutual aid, food justice and public health equity in the Bronx. We hope… Read more

Connecticut League of History Organizations: Colleague Circle on humanities/cultural grants

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When: Friday, October 29, 2021 12:00 PM, EDT Where: Zoom Will you be attending?   Yes Maybe No     EVENT DETAILS: CT Humanities’ SHARP Capacity Grants are now live and accepting applications! These grants will provide a total of $640,000 to help humanities organizations and other cultural institutions respond to and recover from the coronavirus… Read more

Climate stories

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What’s Your Climate Story?   A Hunters Point Environmental Education Center Program   Registration is required to join this event. If you have not registered, please do so. English : New York Time Event status: (Register) Date and time: Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Change time zone Duration:… Read more

Conversation on the Commons upcoming: Collaborations between historical societies, libraries, schools

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Taking History Across Town: Collaborations between historical societies, libraries, and schools Friday, September 24, 2021, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Join us for a conversation about collaborations across town. What do you do, and how well does it work? What does not work? Join our panelists, Sabrina Kaplan, Outreach Manager at the Duxbury Rural and Historical… Read more

Housatonic Heritage Walks, 2021

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Housatonic Heritage Walks 2021   Click For Heritage Walks List Save The Dates – Five Autumn Weekends! Annual Housatonic Heritage Walks in the Berkshires (MA) and Litchfield County (CT) Saturdays & Sundays on September / October weekends: September 4, 5 & 6 September 11 & 12 September 18 & 19 September 25 & 26 October… Read more

UBU Theater performs Women of Tyringham, based on oral history interviews, this weekend

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‘DIRECTOR Q&A’ Q&A: UBU Theater director Ann Gallo on giving voice to Tyringham’s women with new oral history theater project By Judith Monachina Tyringham community members gather for a rehearsal of “Women of Tyringham,” a community-based oral history theater project produced by UBU Theater in Tyringham. Photo provided by Maggie Dillon Katz for UBU Theater… Read more

Muh-he-con-ne-ok: The People of the Waters that Are Never Still, opening Aug. 6

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  Muh-he-con-ne-ok: The People of the Waters That Are Never Still On view August 6, 2021 to January 9, 2022 Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA Explore the story of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community from early history to modern culture and beyond from their own perspective, with historical accounts, contemporary oral histories, timelines, photographs, objects, and more in this compelling new… Read more

A StoryWalk in downtown Pittsfield: When I Close My Eyes, Ty Allan Jackson

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Ty Allan Jackson’s When I Close My Eyes Downtown Pittsfield StoryWalk gives us a new way to experience a written story Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. and the Berkshire Athenaeum will present a StoryWalk of Ty Allan Jackson’s book “When I Close My Eyes,” page by page, throughout Downtown Pittsfield, MA, from July 7-21, 2021.   https://tyallanjackson.com/product/when-i-close-my-eyes/ When I… Read more

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