TEXAS STORIES is a Texas History Audio Series, Web Site and Weekly e-Newsletter about the Lone Star State. Hosted by Timothy Patrick Miller, TEXAS STORIES will present 30- to 90-second audio programs and interviews about people, places and events in Texas History using music, sound effects, actualities and the art of storytelling.
OUR TOWN: Audio Postcards and Audio Snapshots from the Past will feature 30- to 90-second stories about local and regional history for web site and e-Newsletter presentation.
TEXAS STORIES Weekly Audio Series will be podcast, available online and distributed via the Weekly e-Newsletter.
The Web Site will feature story and interview audio clips, transcripts, historical images and links to online Texas History resources. Expanded City and County web pages are in development and will showcase the OUR TOWN programming.
A free, subscriber-based, email Newsletter -- TEXAS STORIES WEEKLY -- will present the Project's weekly audio feature, a weekly audio contest called What's My Story?, audio interviews and fascinating facts about Texas History. A Story Forum and Classroom Activities for Grades 4 and 7 are also in development.
TEXAS STORIES is produced by Kathleen Jenkins of KJ Productions, producer of three Texas History Radio Series (1986-1992) and creator/producer of Texas Parks and Wildlife's Passport to Texas Radio Series (1996-2001). The Friends of Libraries and Archives of Texas is the project’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit sponsor. The Texas State Historical Association will provide editorial review.
We invite you to browse our site to learn more about TEXAS STORIES and to contact us to find out how you and/or your organization might participate in this exciting new Texas History media project.Thanks for your comments and suggestions. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter so we can tell you When to tune in!