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Monday, November 3, 2008

Oral History Conference Coming to Rogers City

The Michigan Oral History Association MOHA Conference is here Nov 7-8, 2008.

Friday, Nov 7, 2008, at 1:00-4:30 pm, MOHA's confrence begins with a workshop: "Doing Oral History." At 6:30 pm is a banquet in honor of WWII veterans. You must pre-register for the banquet.

For a fee of $65 ($40 for students) you can take part in the great stories that shaped Michigan. Price includes including Friday's banquet, Saturday's continental breakfast and lunch. MOHA conference is a fantastic opportunity to learn about our history.

Contact me as soon as possible for registration information, or register at the door on Nov 8, at 9:00 am at the Water’s Edge. The Saturday program at Water’s Edge includes:

10-11:00 am: The Veterans History Project in Michigan

11:10-12:00 n: Marine History of Huron’s Men and Ships

12-1:00 pm: Lunch (included)

1:00-3:00 pm: Session A: Documenting Quilting Traditions: Sharing Stories and Stitches

1:00-2:00 pm: Session B: Oral History at the Walter P. Reuther Library and The Stories of Women Engineers

2:10-3:10 pm: In Their Own Words; Writing from Oral History by Terry Wooten

3:10-4:10 pm: Uncovering the Ethnic Heritage of the Huron Shore by Russell Magnaghi

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