Tributes & Video Biographies
Sharing Life Stories, Connecting Generations, Preserving Legacies

Archive for September, 2009

  • PBS – The Objects and Memory Project

    From The Objects and Memory Project web site: “The documentary film and educational initiative Objects and Memory is about how we respond to history while it is happening and how we tell our stories through the otherwise ordinary things in our homes and museums th...

    Read more  ●  Monday, September 14th, 2009

  • Photo Restoration Twists of Fate

    I am always mystified and intrigued by synchronicity and in my line of work, I hear some amazing stories. People reconnected after years of searching, letters found in floating bottles reunited with the the heirs of the intended recipient, people in casual conversation...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

  • The Houston Oral History Project- Houston Voices Its Past

    Yesterday Mayor Bill White and Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson, director of the Houston Public Library, launched the Houston Oral History Project (HOHP), a web-based archive that celebrates the many voices of Houston’s past. Last summer Mayor White commissioned 100 initial ...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, September 30th, 2009