In February of 2018, Phillips Murrah partnered with local NPR radio station, KOSU, to bring the nationally renowned StoryCorps MobileBooth to Oklahoma City.
Through StoryCorps, Oklahomans were able to record their meaningful, intimate personal stories in the MobileBooth, an Airstream trailer containing their travelling recording studio. From February 8 to March 9, 2018, as part of a cross-country tour, the famed MobileBooth was parked at Pop-Up Park at NW 10th St. and N. Hudson Ave.
From KOSU’s website:
In StoryCorps’ MobileBooth, two people are able to record a meaningful conversation with one another about who they are, what they’ve learned in life, and how they want to be remembered. A trained StoryCorps facilitator guides them through the interview process. At the end of each 40-minute recording session, participants receive a complimentary CD copy of their interview. With participant permission, a second copy is archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress for future generations to hear.
Phillips Murrah is proud to partner with KOSU to help facilitate our community’s ability to tell their stories.