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Memories of the Valley 2016
June 22, 2017

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, author, journalist, and documentarian Eric Douglas will present “Memories of the Valley 2016” in the Archives and History Library of the Culture Center in Charleston. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Douglas will show his updated documentary Memories of the Valley 2016, which contains a selection of personal stories of Charleston and Kanawha Valley residents that he captured during FestivALL 2015, 2016, and Fall 2016. He also will discuss his book Capturing Memories: How to Record Oral Histories (2016).

Eric Douglas has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Marshall University and a certificate in documentary arts from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. He is the author of several books, among them Common Valor (2013), a companion to his multimedia documentary West Virginia Voices of War, and Capturing Memories. He also has recorded oral histories in the Archives and History Library for FestivALL 2015 and 2016.

Participants may park behind the Culture Center after 5:00 p.m. on June 22 and enter the building at the back loading dock area. There also is limited handicapped parking available in the new bus turnaround.

For additional information, contact the Archives and History Library at (304) 558-0230.

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