W&M Libraries

Andre Taylor
August 19, 2020

In today's blog post, we introduce W&M Libraries' new oral historian! 

Name: Andre Taylor

Title: Oral Historian

What does your job entail? I am responsible for capturing the stories of people from the campus and surrounding community and placing those stories into historical context.

What interests you most about this job? I love hearing the life stories from individuals. You learn so much about your community when you hear from the lived experiences of others.

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