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"Thrift Store Books," photo by Kate Geraets. Flickr Creative Commons. Attribution-NonCommercial 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Tips on Using Creative Commons and Public Domain Resources

Our "Be Here: Main Street" partners at the MuseWeb Foundation provide great resources and advice on collecting local stories, using multimedia to illuminate the story, and using multiple digital platforms to distribute local stories.

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Work Memories - John Paul interview

Work Memories

In an interview with an Alabama student, craftsman John Paul recounts his work experiences in construction work and a variety of other fields.

Thanks to the Alabama Humanities Foundation for permission to post this interview.

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Broadway Jubilee documentary

Broadway Jubilee

Former and current residents of Broadway Lake share the history of sports and community built on the shores and on the water.

This documentary was created by 5th graders from Wright Elementary School as part of a Stories from Main Street Youth Access Grant.

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Hometown Hereoes - Galesville, Maryland

Hometown Heroes: Galesville, Maryland Youth Access Grant Projects

Galesville, Maryland is a small town situated on the West River about 15 miles south of Annapolis. A mostly working class town with a strong African American community, Galesville and the surrounding area has retained its small town character in a region becoming more and more subjected to suburban sprawl.

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