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The 1947 Partition Archive records life stories shaped by Partition.
Witnesses are waiting right now to share their incredible and historic memories.
Will you donate now to help us reach one witness?

#ChasingMemories - The 10,000 Stories Challenge 

This summer, we are honoring our ancestors through a special campaign while also fundraising for documenting the next 1000 oral histories. The Archive has preserved 9065 memories already, as a part of its goal to reach 10,000 families.

  
Here's how you can join us in #ChasingMemories
:

1) CAMPAIGN: Bike/run/swim or chose another activity that you'll do this summer to honor a Partition witness.  Make your campaign on Letzchange for India or MightyCause for all other countries.

2) DONATE: No time for a campaign? No problem. Encourage and support one of the many campaigners through your donation: (Visit Letzchange in India and MightyCause in all other countries)

3) LEARN: Never done a campaign? No problem. Attend our free workshop on crowdfunding. We are here to walk this journey with you, to make campaigning really fun and meaningful.

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In the news -- Highlights

August 18, 2017 | Dawn -- Karachi

Online: Time to heal

August 13, 2017 | NPR News -- Washington

Online: Giving Voice to Memories From 1947 Partition And The Birth of India and Pakistan

August 8, 2017 | BBC -- London

Online: Collecting ‘difficult memories’ from the birth of two nations

August 14, 2013 | The New York Times -- New York, NY

Potent Memories From a Divided India

August 7, 2017 | The Tribune -- Chandigarh

Online: Largest collection of Partition witness accounts set for release

August 7, 2017 | The Times of India -- Delhi

Online: Notes From The Great Divide: Witnesses of Partition unite to tell tales of pain and separation

April 24, 2017 | Dawn.com -- Karachi

Online: Partition Stories, from those who witnessed it

August 6, 2017 | Mumbai Mirror -- Mumbai

Online: Revisiting Partition: 70 Years On, Mumbaikars Come Together To Reflect On The Past

August 17, 2016 | The Nation -- Lahore

Online: 'I wanted to change the lack of knowledge about Partition'

August 14, 2016 | The Times of India -- Mumbai

Online: Preserving a broken past - one story at a time

August 12, 2015 | Al Jazeera - Doha, Qatar

Online: Remembering the great divide

August 18, 2014 | Huffington Post -- New York

Online: Recording History: The 1947 Partition Archive

August 12, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal -- Delhi

Online: Oral History Project Races to Record Voices of Partition Survivors in India and Pakistan

February 2, 2014 | Hindustan Times -- Delhi, India

Online: History in the Making
Print: History in the Making