BLM Mural Project

 

 

Worcester Black History Project in partnership with Worcester Historical Museum is actively documenting the “BLM Mural Project” and we need your participation in recording this historic moment. 

How can you be a part of this community project?

Please, take YOUR place in Worcester’s history, by sharing your video footage and photos here. Mobile uploads welcome! Participation is easy. 

Recording history… 

Prompt

It is important to capture the “why” of the moment. Please prompt participants at the mural painting by asking them Why are you participating in today’s project?” 

Consent

Please ask all participants to record this script as part of any video for submission to the archive:

I (name of person or persons being filmed—spoken and spelled) consent to being recorded

for inclusion in the Worcester Black History Project archive in the collection of Worcester Historical Museum.

Sharing history…

File Transfer

Please send your photos/videos to blackhistoryproject@worcesterhistory.net

Sending a lengthy video? If your file is too large to send via email, please use:  https://wetransfer.com/ (blackhistoryproject@worcesterhistory.net) to submit your file. If you are still having issues transferring, please email davidconner@worcesterhistory.net and we will resolve the issue together. 

Rights

By sharing digital assets and contents through www.worcesterhistory.org/blackhistoryproject/blmmural, you are granting Worcester Historical Museum non-exclusive (shared), royalty-free license to preserve, reproduce, publish, modify, and share your content for public research, educational use, exhibits, or publication, including in print or online.

Worcester Historical Museum reserves the right to remove content that it considers duplicative, inappropriate, or outside the scope of this project. The Museum is not obligated to include your content in this project or preserve it in perpetuity.

Worried about preserving your privacy and/or the privacy of others? 

You can still upload materials but ask that WHM and WBHP not publish them, but include them in the permanent record. We recognize some videos/images are private, so we will handle your digital items with discretion and sensitivity and according to your wishes. You can contribute anonymously. Although Worcester Historical Museum asks for some contact information so we can follow up with any questions about your video and specific images. We are eager for your participation.

 

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