Category: Story Room

Story Squad Takes Shape

The newest member of the Museum team is oral historian and writer Nora Weatherby. Nora is heading up the newly formed Story Squad and leading the McMannen Project, which celebrates Durham’s entrepreneurial spirit by connecting established business leaders and young business innovators. Nora studied writing, documentary methods and oral history… Read More

Bobby Ross’ Durham Story

Susan Cranford Ross’ interview with her father-in-law Bobby Ross is featured in the MoDH 2014 Holiday card. You can read their story below.  This is Susan Ross and I’m here with Bobby Ross; we’re going to talk about his memories of the tobacco business… Tell me how the sales went. Read More

Donate a Story!

What is the Story Room? The Story Room is a recording booth at the Durham History Hub where Durhamites can record their own memories and experiences of Durham. Stories recorded in the Story Room are archived by the Museum and by the Durham County Library. Who can donate a… Read More

Story Booth: Add Your Voice!

Update: The Story Room opened in the History Hub on October 12, 2014 thanks to an outpouring of support from the community. It’s easy to donate a story to the Story Room. Learn how to do so here: Original post:  Last week a group of MoDH staff, board… Read More

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