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Share Your Story

Click here to upload a digital item. We welcome stories in many forms, including:

  • Text: essays, poems, letters, recipes, lists, emails, blog posts

  • Images: photographs, artwork, comics, screenshots of your social media posts

  • Oral histories: interviews with family members, friends, and neighbors

  • Videos: video diaries, short films, animations

  • Sound recordings: audio diaries, spoken stories, podcasts, soundscapes

  • Events: materials related to community happenings and social gatherings

If you prefer to share your story by phone, mail, or email, please contact us.

Information for contributors:

  • Our online contribution form allows one file upload per item (128mb file size limit). If you have more files to share, please contact us about submitting your materials via email.

  • Help us share your contribution in your own words by providing a title, description, and suggested keywords. Suggested keywords may be modified into standardized subjects and tags.

  • You can choose to identify the creator of the item or leave this blank to remain anonymous.

  • We will ask you to provide your name and email, which will not be made public.

  • Contributors agree to share their items under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.

  • Items must not violate any confidentiality, privacy, security or other laws. View our Contributor Agreement.

We have some Suggested Questions and Tips for Interviewers to help get you started.

Please contact us if you have any questions!