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The Minnesota History Center's online version of their exhibit, Minnesota's Greatest Generation, is both heartwarming and heart-wrenching. The banner on the homepage describes the greatest generation as those who "turned depression and war, into prosperity and power." This website not only features an array of photographs, stories, diaries, films and artifacts, but the "Share Your Story" component of it allows people to submit their own stories from the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. Helpfully, visitors are given guidance on how to share their story, including a "Step-by-Step Tutorial", "Example of a Story", and "Writing Tips". Each story collected is then held online in a searchable database, for future generations to explore. A very sophisticated "Timeline" can be found on the homepage and it can be viewed in typical "timeline" format, a "flipbook", a "list", or a "map".

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  • Health > General
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Sociology
  • Social Studies > State History

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    Keywords:

    Social studies -- State history,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104958635T,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- Sociology,Social studies -- Gerontology,Life Science,Health -- Family life,Health,Social studies,Social Sciences,NSDL

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    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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