Thanksgiving Project Promises to Preserve History

Thanksgiving Project Promises to Preserve History

How would you like to hold a great event as part of your Thanksgiving celebration that also preserves your own family history? That is the hope of a project called The Great Thanksgiving Listen by StoryCorps. StoryCorps is a non-profit dedicated to preserving family stories and over the past 12 years they have recorded more than 100,000 such stories and archived them in the Library of Congress. They have developed a free smart phone app and are now working with high schools to spread the word about the event, which encourages students to interview their grandparents or other elders. TheRead more