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Bringing It Home: Voices of Student Veterans” Returns to the Stage

The transition to the battlefield and back home again is a long, and often bumpy road, for our war veterans. A new interdisciplinary arts and creativity project at the University of Kentucky shines some light on these experiences. Through a unique collaboration between UK’s Department of Theatre, Veterans Resource Center…

Oral History in the Digital Age

This past year, Doug Boyd, Director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries has managed the first year of an IMLS grant initiative to establish best practices for oral history in the Digital Age. The project partners MATRIX, Michigan State University, the…

Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project Launch

The Nunn Center is proud to unveil the Buffalo Trace Oral History Project, a joint effort of the Nunn Center and the Buffalo Trace Distillery. It is the first project in our Bourbon in Kentucky collection. The project consists of video interviews featuring two Buffalo Trace master distillers and many…

Saving Stories on WUKY: Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project

In a new segment of Saving Stories, WUKY and Alan Lytle feature the Nunn Center’s  Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project, a partnership between the Nunn Center and Buffalo Trace distillery in Frankfort, Kentucky. This edition of Saving Stories features interviews with longtime employees Leonard Riddle and Ronnie Eddins as…

C2Ky and the IPad: Veterans Interviews Are Mobile Compliant

The Nunn Center has worked hard over the years to adapt to emerging technologies exploring ways to more efficiently and effectively deliver oral histories online. As an avid IPhone and IPad user, I have been interested in looking at ways we could deploy oral histories via mobile devices.  Initially, I…