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Oral History Projects

The following projects were funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, Schools for a New Millennium Grant.

The Heights Remembers World War II

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What if students looked for history in their own backyard? James S. Hogg Middle School students interviewed Houston Heights residents about their remembrances of World War II. Listen to their oral histories.

The Independence Heights Project

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Through interviews and research by middle school students, the history of the first African-American city in Texas comes to life.

Community in History

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In collaboration with the Texas State Historical Association and Hogg Middle School, CTTL assisted in devising new electronic resources and new ways of teaching history using the theme of "community" as a unifying focus across three grade levels.

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“As a medical professional I have to say you've done a good job of explaining [in Reconstructors: A Plaguing Problem] the effects of opiates without coming across as preaching or insulting anyone's intelligence. Good job!”— Visitor

“Just wanted to let you know that we are using [MedMyst] in conjunction with the epidemiology unit we are doing with our statistics and biology students. They are enjoying the site and adding to their knowledge about fighting disease. Thank you for your excellent work on the site!”— Teacher


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