The Experiences That Shaped Them

I just got back from the 2012 Association of Personal Historian’s conference in St. Louis where I enjoyed five days of commiserating with fellow personal historians on all facets of collecting and preserving family histories.

There were so many wonderful presentations (too many to comment on here), but one of my favorites was presented on the last day of the conference. Haliday Douglas, a teacher at City Academy in St. Louis, shared with us a documentary that he and his then sixth-grade students produced two years ago. Continue reading