1:12 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Karilyn Crockett On Empowering Youth To Find Their Own History

Karilyn Crockett at Old South Meeting House
Karilyn Crockett
Credit Alison Bruzek / WGBH

Taped by WGBH Forum Network, ethnographic geographer Karilyn Crockett visited Old South Meeting House to talk about her organization, MYTOWN, that helps students uncover history through archival work.

Crockett explains why doing archival research helps connect students both to their families and their communities.  She also talks about the importance of collecting history and what it means to young people.

This talk took place on March 27, 2014 at 12:15 p.m.