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How to Do Oral History

How to Do Oral History

Many of you have asked about what oral history is and how to do it. Here is a quick video on the basics of conducting an oral history. These are great projects for kids, and can be done over the...
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COVID-19 Oral History Project

COVID-19 Oral History Project

Foxfire COVID-19 Oral History Project As public historians and folklorists, we have a responsibility (and interest!) to capture history as it happens around us, and to engage the community in that...
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Community is needed to keep Foxfire aglow

Community is needed to keep Foxfire aglow

By any metric, the Foxfire program is one of the most successful examples of a student-led learning initiative anywhere at any time in history. No one, not the students themselves nor the teachers...
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Foxfire Fellows 2018

Foxfire Fellows 2018

Somehow, the summer has evaporated and school has begun. With the beginning of the fall semester, our talented magazine students have left the land to return to the classroom. Over the course of...
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Meet the “Browns”!

Meet the “Browns”!

As in, Brown University students Halle Fowler and Amelia Golcheski. Perhaps it was serendipity or just coincidence, but this summer we have the honor of hosting these two outstanding young scholars...
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Foxfire Fellowship Program

Foxfire Fellowship Program

In order to provide more opportunities for high-school-aged students in Rabun County, Foxfire is altering its long-running magazine program. After much discussion within our organization and with...
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Foxfire Museum in the Digital Age

Foxfire Museum in the Digital Age

  The winter weather may be keeping us indoors, but it’s given us the opportunity to try out some new things! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been trying out some 3D modelling of artifacts. As...
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Heritage Skills Classes at Foxfire!

Heritage Skills Classes at Foxfire!

You heard right – we’re very excited to announce a full slate of Heritage Skills class offerings for 2018! We’ve been (somewhat) quietly testing the waters with a handful of...
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