Students at Mineola High School in Texas, developed content-rich websites that explored "journey stories" in their community. Participating students interviewed family, friends, and other local residents as part of their official Youth Access Grant local history projects, supported by Museum on Main Street in 2013-14.
In this example, a student spoke with a Mineola resident who had immigrated from Mexico. The content below is extracted from the student's website. Transcripts for the interview with Clemete Rodriguez are included with the media files.
Asset ID: 2022.33.06.a-e
Themes: Immigration, travel, journey stories, migration, farming, agriculture, hardship, family, motherhood, sickness, poverty, housing, job, work, health, wellness
Date recorded: 2013-14
Length of recording: 0:05:53
File Type: Website / Photos / Audio
Related traveling exhibition: Journey Stories
Sponsor or affiliated organization: Mineola High School in conjunction with Brazos Valley African American Museum and the Texas State Historical Association
More information: https://theeagle.com/news/local/smithsonian-exhibit-at-local-museum-on-american-diversity-causes-record-attendance/article_8093becc-830c-58f1-baac-f8f60b4ee845.html