Listen to these stories from east Texas. This is football country and the sport is more than just a game it’s a rite of passage. We spent the week recording that rite of passage for this audio postcard. In addition, some of the student athletes stories were featured on Cowbird.com a multimedia storytelling platform. https://soundcloud.com/collectingcollectively/4th-1
Treece, Kansas was a heavy supplier of lead and zinc ore during World War I & II. After the 1950′s, ore production declined rapidly turning the once booming mining town into an environmental wasteland and now a ghost town. The Recollective went to Treece in 2009 when Congress passed a bill authorizing funding for a voluntary [...]
Teeny Lamothe quit her job to bake pies and writes about it! Listen to her story: Produced for KCRW’s Good Food. Listen to the whole show here! Check out Teeny’s blog here.
4th & 1 from The Recollective on Vimeo. Check out these stories from over fifty high school football players from communities in and around Ann Arbor, East Lansing and Detroit. This audio postcard appeared on the Center for Documentary Studies’ Porch Blog and Huffington Post /Youth Radio.
GFJ DAY 06.16.2012 from Good Food Jobs on Vimeo. The good folks over at Good Food Jobs declared June 16, 2012 their first GFJ Day and encouraged people around the country to get together for some ice cream and some stories. This is how they did it in Greensboro, VT. Produced for:
Who: Ed Where: Rogers Park “I’m fortunate to even have a hand and to be alive.” Produced for by Iris Lin and Whitney Henry-Lester. Check out Chicago community radio news at CHIRP news.