Details of a very different daily life in the 1950s

Abigail Adam, an intern with Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center, presented her findings on life in the 1950s. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Working with hours and hours of recorded conversations and pages and pages of transcripts, Abigail Adam came up with an 18-minute podcast on what it was like to be a teenager in the Region One School District in the 1950s.

The podcast was previewed at Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) on Tuesday, June 12. The regional high school serves the towns of North Canaan, Falls Village, Sharon, Salisbury, Kent and Cornwall.

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