Tiger Tales, Digital Exhibit, Oral Histories, Oral History, One-Button Studio, Special Collections, Partnerships, Alumni, Video, Scholars Repository


The Tiger Tales Oral History Digital Exhibit began in 2018 as an effort to promote Forsyth Library’s self-service video studio and Special Collections. The project is a marriage of the creative technologies of the library’s Learning Commons Media Lab paired with images from its archives to capture the stories of Tiger alumni, students, faculty, and staff spanning generations about their time at Fort Hays State. Forsyth’s Outreach Team adds their talents to the project recruiting interview subjects, often in collaboration with the FHSU Foundation and Alumni Office. Over its five-year history, these connections have served to gather first-hand stories from as early as the mid-1930s, and the collection continues to grow. These oral histories serve as unique primary sources complementing the research materials available to our community. Several of the interview subjects have since passed, but we are proud to have their stories preserved for Tigers of the future.

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