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As I was scrolling through the hundreds of life histories, I mindlessly picked ones with titles that stuck out to me or about interesting people. Somehow however, almost all of my life histories revolved around the world of agriculture– I … Continue reading

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Life Histories

During my time spent with the folders this week, I heard an array of different stories; classic triumphs, action and tragedies – different persons and their families trying to survive in America. The Federal Writers Project gave American’s an entertaining chance … Continue reading

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A Real Reality

It’s deceitful, almost. Reading through my life histories I’m imagining tales of the death sentence in Raleigh–through the means of a gas chamber and an electric chair–I’m told about sons dying, families that live in the grime and dust in … Continue reading

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Recurring Themes

As spring approaches, my brain naturally begins planning for the summer. I’ve been applying, interviewing, and assessing what exactly I want to do to stay mentally engaged for 4 months. One opportunity that’s come up is curating the narratives of … Continue reading

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Webs of Significance

The Internet is something woven impeccably into civilization. Years and years of careful seamwork, teamwork, society’s work. Tout, jab, push the needle and pull the string through; a progressive evolution of what media we view to be valuable, and which … Continue reading

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Post #2: How Do I Network?

A pertinent question I find myself asking after reading chapter five of Net Smart: How to Thrive Online by Howard Rheingold is what kind of networking fits for a young job seeker today?  Chapter five, “Social has a Shape: Why … Continue reading

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