Recording memories for future generations

Archive for July, 2012

Photo from entrance to exhibit at the National Constitution Center (note: no cameras are allowed inside.)

Like Springsteen, Sum Up Your Life Story

Before you begin a life story project you have to answer a few key questions. How do you want to be remembered? What events in ...

18.07.2012 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
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Celebrating birthdays with a life story

Birthdays are a celebration of your life. They mark another year in your life story.  Consider using family birth dates as opportunities to ...

16.07.2012 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen

The communication gap in family histories widens

Communication is a process that cascades in every direction. In a well-oiled organization that information flows freely from the top down, the bottom ...

11.07.2012 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen
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Is it an oral history or a personal history

Oral History or Personal History: There is a difference between the two. An oral historian is focused on recording events and stories in ...

09.07.2012 Posted in Blog by Mary Danielsen