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
I'm so excited that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has agreed to match $30,000 in funds for the oral histories aspect of "Idaho's LGBTQ Community" project. This is a huge step in reaching the goal of collecting, publishing and archiving this collection representing every county to promote diversity and equality in the state … Continue reading NEH Grant for Oral Histories
I've been teaching in Ireland so I've taken a break from blogging but a student is working on a digital portfolio and having troubles with word press cropping images so I thought I'd test it out. If I just uploaded this image and added it to a post the top and bottom were cropped. However … Continue reading Test Image Crop/Ireland
I was finally able to get copies of the public records I requested from the Canyon County Prosecutors office regarding the cases against Schneider, Woods, Tracy, and Henkel in the murder and robbery of Steve Nelson. For the past two days I've been tasked with trying to transfer really bizarre video file types and to … Continue reading Public Records Digital Transfers