Oral History Project http://wkms.org en Preserving Our Voices on National Day of Listening http://wkms.org/post/preserving-our-voices-national-day-listening <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Join us on The National Day of Listening, November 29, for a special broadcast of the oral history project Preserving Our Voices, airing during the noon hour of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. In the month of October, </span>WKMS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> staff members met at participating libraries with people from our region at who had stories to record and preserve. We've captured some of the highlights from these recordings and will present them to you the day after Thanksgiving. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:54:20 +0000 Matt Markgraf 36274 at http://wkms.org Preserving Our Voices on National Day of Listening Preserving Our Voices: WKMS Celebrates The National Day of Listening http://wkms.org/post/preserving-our-voices-wkms-celebrates-national-day-listening <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Participate in our special oral history project! Meet </span>WKMS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> staff at participating public libraries and record your story for your family and for future generations. Many of these stories will air on </span>WKMS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on Friday, November 29, The National Day of Listening, on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. And we’ll mail you a CD recording of your story in December for you to keep. To accommodate everyone we’ll limit recording sessions to 25 minutes.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://storycorps.org/">See examples and more on StoryCorps'website</a>.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.kentuckynewera.com/web/opinion/article_777f627a-2257-11e3-9d01-0019bb2963f4.html">A write-up about the event in the Kentucky New Era</a>.</span></p><p><strong>Mark your calendar for these dates and times:</strong></p><p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:01:30 +0000 Matt Markgraf 34751 at http://wkms.org Preserving Our Voices: WKMS Celebrates The National Day of Listening Pogue Library Bringing Oral History Recordings into the Digital Age http://wkms.org/post/pogue-library-bringing-oral-history-recordings-digital-age <p>Recordings in the Oral History Collection at Murray State University contain stories of the history and culture of the Jackson Purchase region. On reel to reel and cassette tapes, hundreds of recordings amounting to many hundreds of hours of audio are stored in the Pogue Library archives on the school&rsquo;s campus. Some, however, are joining the rest of the world in making the switch to digital.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 08 Jul 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Shelly Baskin 18877 at http://wkms.org Pogue Library Bringing Oral History Recordings into the Digital Age