FannyAnn Viola Eddy: Speaking Against Silence

When this project began, we asked a question that many historians have discussed: what period counts as history? What is the cut off between historical and current events? There is, of course, a technical answer, as prehistory is all the time before written records, but that doesn't give us quite the answer we need. The final decision was not something as tangible as a year, but more ideological. We decided to only discuss the lives and stories of those who can no longer do so themselves. Thus, while FannyAnn Eddy was alive and well a mere twelve years ago, we will do our best to share her story as she can no longer.

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