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C.V. Starr Center for the


Study of the American Experience

StoryQuest: The Civil Rights Era

Uncovering the past one story at a time.
2013 Summer Workshop: The Civil Rights Era - 50’s & 60’s

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The Starr Center’s 2013 Summer Oral History Workshop

Join us for StoryQuest as we uncover how a pivotal period in
American History played out on the Eastern Shore.

By listening and recording personal stories, we can explore the electrifying Civil Rights Era of the 1950’s and 1960’s through the
eyes of Kent County residents who lived it. 

Workshop Dates:    May 23rd thru June 20th, 2013

Experience…

- Amazing trips to noted cultural sites
- Intensive Orientation Day at George Mason University
- Three weeks of recording stories about the Civil Rights Era
- Interviewing alums at the Alumni Weekend festivities
- Blogging and Photographing the experience
- Creating radio broadcasts and basic video documenting
- Exciting guest speakers

For information on how to get involved in the Starr Center’s StoryQuest
Oral History Program please contact Michael Buckley at (410) 810-7156
or email mbuckley3@washcoll.edu.