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Bibliography

Draft bibliography shared with NMSU History Department in preparation for Hope Stories community event with Doña Ana County Historical Society (DACHS).

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Posted in Las Cruces

Podcasts ‘R’ Us?

Podcasts pose challenges beyond the historical applications of analog oral history methodology.  Pre-interview etiquette, in-depth narrator research, closely monitored sound recording levels and interviewing techniques all continue to be valuable skills of born-digital oral history collection; however, as the Oral

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Posted in Las Cruces

Alabama Grove

Narrator Margaret Pool speaks about Pleasant Grove, Alabama school fairs and musicals during the Fall and Summer, family football and listening-in via transistor radio, and travel throughout the United States, including Knoxville, Tennessee seeking wild blueberry in the Great Smoky

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Posted in Albuquerque

NMSU Public History

January 2017 begins anew with a Public History master’s program at New Mexico State University located in Las Cruces.  My accepted admission Statement of Purpose outlines my initiative to record, catalog, and present narrative research on Poverty, Homelessness, and Child Hunger in

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Joy of Correspondence

Doña Ana County New Mexico

Educator Marcia Bockemeier talks about the dangers, and joys, of travel and work to teach English in Afghanistan with JDA International and non-profit Christian organization Lifewater International. Marcia’s recent retirement from Central New Mexico Community College allows for more free

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Posted in Albuquerque

Decolonized Mind

A student at the University of New Mexico at time of the interview, Language, Literacy & Sociocultural Studies PhD Yasir Hussain shares insight on rote memorization teaching, Common Core, “education equity,” and the critical thinking skills, differences, and potentials of Pakistan and

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Posted in Albuquerque

Dewey Decimal

English Second Language exercise with Israel & Antonio incorporating the Dewey decimal system at Pueblo City County Library. Although library book subject headings may appear harmless, it’s true that today’s public libraries must consider 21st century conversations about new methods of

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ESL Word Finder

Speaking with Byung in a 2013 English Second Language session at Pueblo City County Library about directions, thesauruses, and the meaning of good living.

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active sound research

During stage performance or live-sound event, writing and sound recording are a presence within contextually social and monetary use of corporeal body with its energy. Should storytellers choose not to be recorded, other storytellers may tell “Story” as their own

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Las Cruces 2018
David Lee

David Lee

creates dynamic open-access community archive projects for public history sound recording, reasonable workflow, and longterm digital preservation.

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