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Capturing Luxembourg American History through Storytelling
Free – $5.00
Join us for a talk about Oral History and a behind the scenes look of Voices From the Village!
Olivia Hoff, creator of the Voices From the Village Audio Tour, will delve into the topic of Oral History* and how you can use it to help preserve history! Olivia will share her insights and some behind the scenes details from the Voices From the Village Audio Tour, which used oral histories to tell the story of how Luxembourg Americans lived and worked in the Village of Belgium over the last 100 years. This presentation will include a preview of the audio tour, which you can access and listen to from wherever you live. You can listen to the Voices From the Village Audio Tour through the LACS website or by downloading the VoiceMap app.
This program will be offered through Zoom. Members, please sign in when requesting your ticket.* The Zoom link will be emailed after ticket purchase, and we will send a reminder email a day or two prior to the event.
**Tickets are per device. If multiple people plan to watch from the same computer, only one ticket is needed.
About Our Speaker:
Olivia Hoff has worked at the LACS since April 2021 as Administrative Assistant and has recently been promoted to full time. Originally from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Hoff attended the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse to obtain her undergraduate degree in Public and Policy History. From there, she went on to earn a master’s degree in Public History from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee as well as a Museum Studies graduate certificate. Her college experiences include a podcast she hosted as a Public History project called “The Healthiest City,” and another Public History project called “Hear Here” where she created an audio historical tour, which is still available to experience to this day. Before coming to the LACS, she gained experience as the Digital Preservation Technician for the Oral History Department at University of Wisconsin- La Crosse and completed an internship with the Milwaukee County Historical Society.