‘We need to save their stories’

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Noel Kalenian, an information services librarian at Mesa County Public Libraries, sets up a digital recording for 99-year-old Evelyn Kyle. She is the first volunteer coordinator for the Oral History Project at the library.

Interviews with historical figures now available in digital format

Their voices were silent, kept in a metal cabinet for years.

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