This is Micki from Orofino, Idaho and I had the great pleasure of conducting an oral history interview her this past week. She has a great sense of humor as well as an amazingly brave spirit. She transitioned very late in life and experienced hurt and rejection from people she knew for over thirty years. … Continue reading Idaho’s LGBTQ Community Oral History Collection & Digital Archive Project Update
Students always ask me where to begin looking online for a job before they graduate and I inevitably forget site names so I am finally putting advice in writing in hopes that it helps getting feet through doors. Below are links to helpful career finding articles as well as a list of job sites … Continue reading Finding a Production/Video/Film/TV Job Web Resources
This month we've gotten great histories from Madeleine Clow and Kelly Anderson. We've also received funding for this project from the Idaho State Historical Society and from the Pride Foundation. We are excited about the support!
These generous people have donated their time to contribute to the "Idaho's LGBTQ Community" oral history collection this month. It's been a busy month and I've been meaning to add them to the blog. Keegan Lawler is from Kootenai County and Rebecca Rod and Tabitha Simmons are from Latah County. Their stories are great and … Continue reading Oral Histories Update October 2017
Today I received Nicole LeFavour's Idaho LGBTQ oral history collection as well as archival materials surrounding the Add the Four Words campaign. She collected oral histories as her civil service for arrests relating to her protests at the state capital for Add the Four Words and I am so grateful to add this to our Idaho's … Continue reading Donated LGBTQ Oral Histories & Activism Materials from Nicole LeFavour
Jeff Bonhof shares his inspiring story of waiting until age 40 to come out. I am excited to meet more people like him and preserve the LGBTQ histories in the state of Idaho. Same love!
The documentary I produced about Mark Brooks Calnon's WWII POW experience has been accepted to the Northwest Film Forum's Local Sightings Festival in Seattle this September. Northwest Film Forum Local Sightings Here's a link to the Calnon Collection on the University of Idaho's Library website. It's cool to connect film and history. Mark Brooks Calnon … Continue reading “Some Lived” accepted to Local Sightings Festival in Seattle