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Ironwood Carnegie Library to host Oral Histories today

 

April 3, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

IVAN HELLEN, local historian, sits with Lynne Wiercinski, library director, as they plan for the Oral History project starting today. The project will document stories from locals and is expected to take place on the first Wednesday of each month.

By BRYAN HELLIOS

bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library and the Ironwood Historical Society invite people to take part in recoding their personal "Oral Histories" today at the library from 10 a.m. to noon.

Lynne Wiercinski, director of the library, said preserving history is necessary for future researchers.

"We have lots of people who come through our doors every day looking at our local history section," she said.

The oral history project will allow residents a chance to share stories about their past so future generations will know about the area's histor...



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