Meet the historians at Interwoven Heritage Services and learn about the professional and educational credentials of Jenny Kulikowski and her team.


Interwoven Heritage Services brings to your project extensive experience in the fields of history, education, oral history, graphic design, writing, museums, and personal history. Our technical skill coupled with our creative abilities allow us to first record and preserve your history and then design and produce a totally unique product that fits your needs.

Jennifer A. Kulikowski

Jenny brings to IHS years of experience as a historian, museum professional, and oral historian. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College in American Studies, concentrating on material culture and folklore. She earned her Master of Arts from North Carolina State University's Public History program, trained in both archives and museums. Jenny spent eight years as Executive Director at the Raleigh City Museum, spearheading projects to capture the stories of Raleigh's people through oral histories and the preservation and exhibition of photos and artifacts. She collaborated with Elizabeth Reid Murray and K. Todd Johnson on Wake: Capital County of North Carolina, Vol. 2. As a member of the adjunct faculty at North Carolina State University, Jenny taught a graduate-level class (Introduction to Museology) within the Public History program. She has also contracted with AO Associates, a graphic design firm. Other past positions/projects include North Carolina State University Archives (Alumni Fellow), Olivia Raney Local History Library, Capital Area Preservation, Johnston County (IA) Museum Committee, State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa Jewish Heritage Project, Bureau County (IL) Historical Museum and Library, and Grinnell (IA) Historical Museum. When she is not preserving the history of her clients, she likes to spend time with her two daughters and her husband. She is also a member of the Oral History Association.

Our Team

When needed, Interwoven Heritage Services draws on the expertise of specialists and consultants in the fields of oral history, historical research, writing, editing and art.

Gail P. Deaton

Gail hails from Newport News, Virginia, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Christopher Newport University. Upon graduation, she moved to Charlotte, North Carolina, where she worked at the Mint Museum of Art before meeting her husband in 1996. Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to Raleigh, where Gail worked at the North Carolina Museum of History. During this time, she also completed a Master of Arts in Public History from North Carolina State University, and completed internships at the Raleigh City Museum and the North Carolina Museum of Art. In 2004, she left the NCMH when her first son was born. A daughter followed in 2005, and in 2009, she and Bob welcomed their youngest son home from Taipei, Taiwan. Gail works for the Wake County Public Schools, volunteers at St. Mary Mother of Church in Garner and is a Master Catechist. She is also a former Transitions LifeCare (formerly Hospice of Wake County) volunteer and helped to create their Legacy Program. Gail has contributed her expertise in oral history, end-of-life interviews, editing, and collections care to many of our projects at Interwoven Heritage Services, including Anna Muņoz's DP: My Journey as a Displaced Person, Dick Wicks's Wood Meets Leather, and Keith Amos: A Celebration of His Life.

Kenneth Eugene Peters

Ken was born and raised in Laurel, Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Master of Arts in Legal and Ethical Studies from the University of Baltimore. Career moves in education took Ken from Baltimore to Columbus, Ohio, and then to Raleigh, North Carolina, where he served as the Museum Services Coordinator and Coordinator of Education and Outreach at the Raleigh City Museum. Later he served as the Education Coordinator at the North Carolina State Capitol before moving on to his current position as Park Technician for Education at Historic Oak View County Park. Ken continues to pursue his avocation in visual art and has exhibited throughout North Carolina. He is also the co-author of three local history books: Historic Raleigh (with Jennifer A. Kulikowski), Historic Photos of Raleigh-Durham (with Dusty Wescott), and Remembering Raleigh (with Dusty Wescott). Ken has contributed his expertise in historical research, writing and original art for such projects as Anna Muņoz's DP: My Journey as a Displaced Person and Dick Wicks's Wood Meets Leather: The Ancestral Journal of the Wicks-Gerber Family.