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

Posts Tagged family memoirs

  • Creating an Oral History to Preserve Unique Life Stories

    Flickr photo: c-weiss First of all, what is oral history? Put simply it is a collection of testimonies by living persons to record their unique life stories. They are not based on gossip, hearsay or rumors. Instead, oral histories are chronicles of direct ob...

    Read more  ●  Monday, December 3rd, 2007

  • Photographs or Snapshots?

    Typical snapshot taken of my son. My father, Martin Elkort, is a collected and noteworthy photographer. His body of work, shot during a period of enormous possibility in our country, evokes feelings of both excitement and nostalgia in those that view and col...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

  • Time to Write That Holiday Letter

    Flickr photo courtesy GraceFoto<3 The annual tradition of the holiday letter is a great way to keep in touch with our far-flung loved ones; an opportunity to update friends and family on career changes, family news and other achievements of the past year....

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, November 28th, 2007