Archive for November, 2008

Summit Memory adds a collection focused on Akron during the Summer of 1968.  The Times They Were A-Changin’: Akron Remembers 1968 contains images and audio excerpts recalling this pivotal year.  The excerpts were taken from oral history interviews collected as part of a collaborative project of the Akron-Summit County Public Library and Dr. Gregory Wilson and students enrolled in his Fall 2008 course on public history at the University of Akron

This collection is the first contributed by our newest partner, the Akron Beacon Journal.  Founded in 1839, the Akron Beacon Journal is a four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that serves readers in Summit, Medina, Portage, Stark and Wayne counties.   Joining the Summit Memory Project is just one part of the the newspaper’s on-going support of events and programs that enrich the lives of its readers.


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