A People's History Of Bisbee - Ch. 5 - Born in the 1920's

A People's History Of Bisbee

Born In The 1920's
Born In The 1920's
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The Sacramento Pit, begun in 1917, was one of the first open pit mines in the United States. Nick Pavlovich, Lefty Lazovich, & Laverne Kennedy Williams (below, age 9, with her parents), talk about growing up in Bisbee in the 1920's and '30s.

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talking stick

First Nations people of the Pacific Northwest created the talking stick as both a symbol of a leader's authority and as an instrument of democracy, passing around a carved staff in a group to ensure that each person holding the staff had their chance to be heard.

I see the microphone as a kind of talking stick, allowing  people to record their ideas & personal stories for others to hear.