WWII Oral History Training Workshop

Mar 15 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Snyder, Scurry County

6200 College Ave.
Snyder  Texas

FREE WORLD WAR II ORAL HISTORY TRAINING

The Texas Historical Commission (THC), in conjunction with the Scurry County Museum will conduct a free oral history training workshop at the Scurry County Museum on Saturday, March 15 from 9 a.m.– noon. This workshop is one of the last of a series, across the state, which began in 2006, and highlights the real places telling the real stories of Texas’ involvement in the war effort. Funding for the workshops is provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas and is designed for people to learn how to conduct & record oral histories pertaining to World War II.

WHO:             THC historians and the Scurry County Museum.

Public welcome — please call 512.463.5833 to pre-register.

BACKGROUND: The workshops, titled Here and There: Recollections of Texas in World War II, are part of the THC’s national award winning Texas in World War II initiative, a program to honor and preserve the memories of Texans who served in the armed forces during World War II and the contributions made on the home effort. Historical markers, a commemorative brochure, a military/home front sites survey, and a web component are part of this program that enriches lives through history.