• How did you or your family get to Miami?
  • When do you feel like a Miamian?
  • What would you miss if you left Miami?
  • What makes Miami, Miami?
  • What do you see for Miami’s future?

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    HistoryMiami Museum, a non-profit organization, safeguards and shares Miami stories to foster learning, inspire a sense of place, and cultivate an engaged community. Established in 2009, the Miami Stories initiative collects stories about Miami’s past, present, and future. Through this oral history project, HistoryMiami Museum documents life in the Magic City through written stories, video submissions, and audio recordings, which are preserved in the museum’s archive, and shared online and through local media outlets.

    I hereby agree to grant, assign, and transfer my Miami Story documented on to HistoryMiami Museum. I knowingly and voluntarily permit HistoryMiami Museum full use of the story for scholarly and educational purposes, including for the purposes listed below:

    Stories may be:

    -Used for educational and research purposes at HistoryMiami Museum

    -Displayed online on HistoryMiami Museum’s web page

    -Displayed on HistoryMiami Museum’s various social media accounts (YouTube, Twitter, Instagram)

    -Published in the Miami Herald and other news outlets

    -Broadcast on radio shows for educational purposes

    If you would like to request any restrictions to the use of your story, please contact us at cfarmer@historymiami.org.

    You may only submit material created entirely by you and not copied from or based, in whole or in part, upon any other photographic, literary, or other material, except to the extent that such material is in the public domain, or you have permission of the copyright owner, or its use is allowed by "Fair Use" as prescribed by the terms of United States copyright law. You must be 18 years of age or older to submit material. By submitting content through this form, you are granting HistoryMiami Museum permission to disseminate, preserve, and use that content in connection with its educational and research mission, including promotional purposes, in all media. You retain ownership of and copyright in the material you share. Submitted material must not violate any confidentiality, privacy, security or other laws. HistoryMiami Museum is not obligated to include your content in the Miami Stories project or preserve it in perpetuity. Decisions to decline submissions will adhere to the guidelines of the institution’s/collection’s collecting policy and deaccession policy.

    If you want to expand on your story, if you have any questions regarding how your story will used, or if you wish to change or withdraw your consent at any time, please contact at us at cfarmer@historymiami.org or at 305-375-1492.