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

SAT, MAR 26, 2016 (44:21)

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."

+ BIO: Steve Thornton

Steve Thornton is a retired union organizer and writer for The Shoeleather History Project.

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