The Importance of Oral History

For Utah Humanities Council Grant and Outreach Program Officer Jodi Graham, one of the best parts about history is learning it from the view of those who have lived it — and oral histories are the gateway into giving history its character. “I just love finding all these stories,” Graham said. “When you talk to people who lived through a certain time period, you’ll find nuggets of history that might not have been uncovered otherwise. It makes everything more personal.”  For full story click here.  This story could apply to any community.