9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 10, 2015: Sharing Stories 
Oral History Ryan Barland, Oral Historian from the Minnesota Historical Society.
Oral history is one of the most exciting tools available for collecting and preserving contemporary history. In this workshop, Ryan K. Barland of the Minnesota Historical Society will describe oral history – what it is and how to use it to record family and community history. The workshop will feature information on the preparations, legal realities, ethics, and equipment necessary to do the job. Barland conducts workshops throughout the country, and has directed oral history projects documenting business, politics, the environment, agriculture, the resort industry, and several Minnesota immigrant communities.

9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, 2015: Lake Wobegon Trail with Cliff Borgerding

9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 12, 2015: St. Cloud's Fifth Avenue Rival and the First National Bank Building with Brian Schoenborn and Shannon Wiger

9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 9, 2015: Order of Saint Benedict’s Relationship with South America Sisters from the Order of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph

9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, October 14, 2015: Thinking of the Environment: St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment
Tracy Hodel and staff, St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Facility

Quick Facts:


Date: Second Wednesday of the Month

Time: 9 a.m.

Cost: Free for members; $7 for nonmembers

Location: Stearns History Museum

Questions? Contact Archivist Steve Penick at (320) 253-8424 or email spenick@stearns-museum.org

Stearns History Museum • 235-33rd Avenue South • St. Cloud, MN  56301   

(320) 253-8424 • Toll free 866-253-8424  info@stearns-museum.org