Everyone has a story to tell and pass along. Someone out there will be interested, said Curt Hanson, an archivist who heads the Department of Special collections at the University of North Dakota’s Chester Fritz Library.
For instance, letters written by people who lived through the Great Depression help tell the story of what life was like back then. The description of farming with horses would be priceless today.
You can read a lot more in an article by Marilyn Hagerty in the Grand Forks Herald at http://www.grandforksherald.com/event/article/id/184879/