Double Down posts in StoryCorps

Apr 15, 2015 | Posted by Christina Barr

I first became aware of StoryCorps - a nonprofit organization dedicated to recording and archiving the stories and conversations of everyday people - shortly after it launched in 2003 and placed its first listening booth in Grand Central Station in New York City. As a folklorist, I was amazed and impressed at the populism of that recording booth, and even recored my own interview there. Now, twelve years later, StoryCorps has recorded more than 50,000 interviews from more than 100,000 participants around the globe. The StoryCorps archive is housed at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. Nevada Humanities partnered with KUNR Reno Public...