Steam Punk History: Low-Tech Storytelling in the Digital Age

Uncovering history is one thing; presenting it effectively is another. Even in the digital age, there are “low tech” methods that can be used to aid greater public understanding of important people, places and events.

The Shoeleather History Project uses “clothesline” presentations, ViewMaster, trading cards, participatory walking tours, comics and other forms to teach “history from below.”

History Camp presentation, March 26, 2016, videotaped in Boston by WGBH Forum.

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