Eastlands Library

Missing Bits

Record Your Story for Future Generations

Do you have a grandmother, an uncle or a friend who always seems to have the best stories about Kenya’s first Jamhuri Day? Or fashion in the 1960s? Or music in the 1970s? Everyone has a story and the libraries’ archives have room for them all! We are inviting members of the public to utilise audio booths and record their versions of events, in the ways only they can tell them! These stories will be recorded in audio format and uploaded (with your permission) on the archive site we have been building, currently consisting mainly of gazettes, ordinances, photographs and other material dating back to the late 1800s (You can access this here). This strand of archiving is inspired by Story Corps.

Photo Credits: Paul Munene/Quaint Photography