What's Your Story?

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What's Your Story?

Indiana Disability History Project

Tell Your Story

Indiana Disability History Project

Picturing My World

Irene and Brenda

photo of Irene and Brenda

Picturing My World

Don Robinson's Story

photo of Don and his cat

Kentucky Childhood

Granddad Stinson and Grandma Stinson

photo of Granddad Stinson and Grandma Stinson

My First Permanent

1930's Perm Machine

photo of 1930's Perm Machine

The ADA in Indiana: A People’s History

Jun 25th, 2010 by admin | 0

Find videotaped oral histories from people affected by, and/or instrumental in the implementation of, the Americans with Disabilities Act in Indiana. More videos to be added to the YouTube site.

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Oral Histories of Self Advocates with Developmental Disabilities at UC Berkeley Library

Jun 23rd, 2010 by admin | 0

The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley is pleased to announce the addition of a new collection of oral histories.  This project explores the life stories of thirteen leaders in the self-advocacy movement and their perspectives on key issues and leadership challenges.

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Story Tent at Senior Expo in Bloomington

Feb 4th, 2010 by admin | 0

The Museum of the Person Story Tent collected stories at the annual Senior Expo in Bloomington, Indiana on Friday, May 7, 2010. The Expo was held at the Twin Lakes Recreation Center this year. Stay tuned for more details about how you can share a story next year! Update: These videotaped stories are now available for viewing […]

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Tell Me a Story: Narratives of Homelessness

May 18th, 2009 by admin | 0

Part of the series “Streets of Bloomington 2009,” this is an hour-long audio documentary featuring narratives from four people in Bloomington, Indiana struggling with poverty and homelessness. Poverty in Bloomington has risen at an alarming rate, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The newest report claims poverty in Bloomington grew from […]

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The Memory of the Fair

Apr 26th, 2009 by admin | 0

Monroe County Fair (Monroe County, Indiana) Stories collected July 27, 2005 In connection with the 50th anniversary of the Monroe County Fair (at its present site), the Museum of the Person gathered memories from visitors of all ages. The “Story Tent” was erected on July 27, 2005, Senior Citizens Day. As our first Story Tent […]

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Bloomington Indiana celebrates International Day of Life Stories

May 7th, 2008 by admin | 0

International Day for Sharing Life Stories Bloomington, Indiana Events May 12-May 17, 2008 

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Picturing My World

Apr 26th, 2008 by admin | 0

Community Photography Project In 2001, Bloomington, Indiana area residents photographed subjects of personal significance in the everyday lives of people with disabilities. Participating photographers were people with and without disabilities, including those who had never before used a camera and those who had many years’ experience doing photography. Participants also told their stories following completion […]

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