Wisconsin Initiative for Story Collection

A story-gathering project of the Wisconsin Historical Society

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WISC Headquarters

Y1, Q1

01/01/2014 - 03/31/2014

Establish WiPod locations and routes in NW Wisconsin for the 2014-2015 collection year.

Select and prepare media (images, prompts, etc.) to be made available to storytellers.

Review existing metadata, create new terms according to anticipated need.

Write in-field project manual.

Y1, Q2

04/01/2014 - 06/30/2014

Distribute promotional materials to WiPod host sites, WHS and other sites throughout Wisconsin.

Y1, Q3

07/01/2014 - 09/30/2014

Biweekly phone conference with graduate assistant driving the WiPod.

Y1, Q4

10/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

Biweekly phone conference with graduate assistant driving the WiPod.

Y2, Q1

01/01/2015 - 03/31/2015

Biweekly phone conference with graduate assistant driving the WiPod.

Y2, Q2

4/1/2015 - 06/30/2015

Biweekly phone conference with graduate assistant driving the WiPod.

Y2, Q3

07/01/2015 - 09/30/2015

Cataloging of stories. Entry into database.

Y2, Q4

10/01/2015 - 12/31/2015

Cataloging of stories. Entry into database.

WiPod

Y1, Q1

01/01/2014 - 03/31/2014

WiPod donated by Horn RV.

Y1, Q2

04/01/2014 - 06/30/2014

WiPod outfitted with story collection technology and made ADA compliant.

Y1, Q3

07/01/2014 - 9/30/2014

WiPod collects stories throughout Polk, Burnett, and Washburn Counties, Wisconsin.

Y1, Q4

10/1/2014 - 12/31/2014

WiPod collect stories from Barron, Dunn, and Pepin Counties, Wisconsin.

Y2, Q1

01/01/2015 - 03/31/2015

WiPod collects stories throughout Chippewa, Rusk, and Sawyer Counties, Wisconsin.

Y2, Q2

04/01/2015 - 06/30/2015

WiPod collects stories from Price, Taylor, and Clark Counties, Wisconsin. WiPod returns to WHS/WISC Headquarters.

Y2, Q3

07/01/2015 - 09/30/2015

Cataloging begins.

Y2, Q4

10/01/2015 - 12/31/2015