news, stories and updates from behind the scenes at the Hull History Centre
Friday, 13 February 2015
Written Record, Spoken Word Jewish community update
progressing on our Written Record, Spoken Word Jewish project with the main
emphasis at the moment being on finding material within the collections for the
Elspeth and Paul are busy searching through documents and
photographs, scanning the most relevant to our exhibition themes, and writing
captions to accompany them.
Themes completed to date are:
arriving in Hull
leisure & culture.
closely with our graphic designer, Ian, we are learning new and innovative ways
to present information that is both interesting and visually engaging. We are
looking forward to seeing the first drafts.
With 17 Oral
histories completed the work of transcribing them is well underway by our team
of five dedicated volunteers. They too are learning about the culture and
language of the Jewish community as well as the skills required to produce an