• Selections from the Flood Project Now Online!

    A variety of Flood Project interview clips and images are now online in the library’s Digital Collections. The interview clips and images highlight themes of rescue, community response, and flood damage in Nashville neighborhoods such as Antioch, Bellevue, and Pennington Bend. Check out the Digital Collections to hear thrilling rescue stories, see pictures of devastating flooding, […]

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  • Flood Anniversary Exhibit Now at Nashville Public Library

    The Nashville Flood Anniversary Exhibit is now on display at the Nashville Public Library! You can view the exhibit in the Nashville Room on the second floor of the downtown Main library. The exhibit will be displayed at the library until the end of the year. The Nashville Flood Anniversary Exhibit depicts the May 2010 […]

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  • Bellevue YMCA Site Recap

    Last weekend, library staff and volunteers recorded 32 flood interviews at the Bellevue YMCA recording site! We want to give a big thank-you to the folks who shared their stories, the staff of the Bellevue YMCA & FiftyForward J.L. Turner Center, and our volunteers for all their help in making the site a success. If you missed the […]

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  • Share Your Flood Story at the Bellevue YMCA

     Library staff and volunteers will be recording stories at the Bellevue YMCA on Friday, August 26th (9-5 pm) and Saturday, August 27th (9-5 pm). Please contact Mary Makley to schedule an interview: LibraryFloodStories (at) comcast (dot) net (615) 497-7536 Bellevue YMCA Recording Station Flyer

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  • Flood Project Update

    Interviews are still being conducted for the Flood Project. So far, 95 interviews have been conducted and people have shared over 785 flood-related photos in the Project’s Flickr site! On the Flickr site, you can see pictures from Downtown Nashville and areas such as Bellevue, East Nashville, North Nashville, and Donelson.

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  • Project 60-Day Report Highlights

    In the past sixty days, Nashville Public Library has launched the Flood 2010 Digital History Project. Here are some project highlights: NPL has successfully collaborated with 16 different organizations and agencies. NPL has led 5 oral history workshops and trainings, resulting in 31 new project volunteers. The first project Recording Station was set up to […]

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  • Flickr pool

    Over 20 people have shared their personal photos on the Flood Digital History Project Flickr Pool. The images are an amazing reminder of what Nashville has weathered. You can see photos of Richland Park greenway, Centennial Park, and other areas of town. Take a look, and please share your own photos. And come back in […]

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  • Project Press Release

    Mayor announces city-wide oral history project to document the events of the May flood NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean today announced that the Nashville Public Library will lead a city-wide digital history project to document the events of the May flood that devastated large portions of Nashville and Davidson County. The Public Library will […]

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