The iconic Route 66 roadway across the western United States is full of stories. In 2002 Jim Crim and Shekar Davarya under the supervision of Johns Hopkins University traveled Route 66 collecting oral histories along the way. The stories from that project are displayed in the Google Map embedded below.
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This map is a good example of how Google Maps can be used to display historical content and literature content. This is also a good example of recording oral history to preserve aspects of culture.