Marshfield Story Project was a 2-year IMLS grant-funded project bringing together our community – young, older and in between – to preserve Marshfield's community memory through intergenerational dialog, oral history video interviews and creating a digital archive. A lasting legacy for our town
Marshfield Story Project Home Interview Kit Marshfield Story Project makes it fun and easy to interview your grandparents, siblings, neighbor or a local hero! The kit includes a Zoom voice recorder, instructions, two decks of Our Moments topic cards and two books to get the conversation started. Borrow our new Marshfield Story Project Home Interview Kit and make history today--Contact the library for details!
Marshfield Story Project funding provided additional new equipment for the library: • laptop and scanner, for scanning photos and uploading to Digital Vermont • new projector and Blu-ray player with speakers for movies and presentations at the library • Home Interview Kit so you can record oral histories with the people you love • digital camera with high-quality video for capturing your own memories or podcasts • portable voice amplifier for outdoor and indoor presentations where distancing is necessary Marshfield Story Project on Digital Vermont Vermont Historical Society, with training from Paul Carnahan, Librarian and Marjorie Strong, Assistant Librarian helped us create a permanent collection of Marshfield images from long along and not so long ago. Let us know if you have a special photo that you want to share—and a story that goes with it. We can scan it and include it in the collection. View the Marshfield Story Project section here: http://www.digitalvermont.org/MarshfieldStoryProject
Marshfield Story Project YouTube Channel We’ve created a YouTube Channel to store and view our larger videos. You can view the Marshfield Story Project Town Meeting Day Interview Video, the Twinfield Together Zoom Sharing Circle, Hollister Hill Neighbors Zoom and interviews with eleven other Marshfield residents. BONUS VIEWING! The Capital City Grange shared their interview with The Dunlops, the new owners of Hollister Hill Farm. Hear about their adventures as new farmers. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCD9hO1eDhxIp8sOkHHoxkiw/featured
Let's Keep Marshfield Story Project Growing! Even though the funding period for the project is over, Marshfield Story Project doesn’t have to end! You, your friends and family can help keep it going—with your own ideas for interviews, by attending library programs or scanning and sharing photos of Marshfield people, places and events. If you want to be part of Marshfield Story Project, find out more at the library today!
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. IMLS grant number: LG-27-19-0240-19
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