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Oral history collections

Julie Bird

Oral history collections

their importance in the local history library

by Julie Bird

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Published by Polytechnic of North London, School of Librarianship and Information Studies in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries -- Great Britain -- Special collections -- Local history.,
  • Libraries -- Great Britain -- Special collections -- Oral history.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 52.

    Statementby Julie Bird.
    SeriesOccasional publication -- no. 5, Occasional publication (Polytechnic of North London. School of Librarianship and Information Studies) -- no. 5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ688.L8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. :
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20787608M
    ISBN 100900639296

    If we have the waiver, you will be able to use the AV files in your film or audio project. Therefore, it should always be the first priority of a beginning genealogist or family historian to find these patriarchs and matriarchs of the family, be they grandparents, great-grandparents, granduncles, grandaunts, great-granduncles, great-grandaunts, older first and second cousins, and even older neighbors and acquaintances of these people. Department of Oral History. How to ask Questions It is often how you ask the question that accounts for the richness of the answer.

    Where did I conduct the interview? Over a period of several months we circulated the picture among the older family relatives. Therefore, the users of oral history, aware of the characteristics of their medium, may proceed cautiously without apology. Oral histories, he concludes, can augment the biographies of scientists and help spotlight how their social origins influenced their research.

    Will you digitize my Oral history collections book history project if it is on tape cassette or other analog format? The Partition Archive was founded in by Guneeta Singe Bhalla, a physicist in Berkeley, California, who began conducting and recording interviews "to collect and preserve the stories of those who lived through this tumultuous time, to make sure this great human tragedy isn't forgotten. The interviewees had lived in Sandy Mush for many generations, and the topics covered include family history, changes in the demographics and economy of the area, the role of the church, agriculture, and a s proposal to locate a repository for nuclear waste in the area. Sometimes, however, the information you obtain through oral interviews exists nowhere else and must be taken at face value.


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Oral history collections by Julie Bird Download PDF Ebook

Now electronic mail via computers may make written records even more scarce. Gates, Jr. Oral history collections book is a prominent subject in the area. And how did those terms and meanings change over time and by demographic groups, regions, and other categories?

Context for the Interviews: Are the interviews--either taken together or individually--contextualized in any way? Some anthropologists started collecting recordings at first especially of Native American folklore on phonograph cylinders in the late 19th century.

Even in the absence of written documentation, groups such as women, minorities, and the not-famous have been able to record their own histories and the histories of those they consider important using oral history. While interviewing a granduncle some twenty years ago, it took two successive sessions before vital information came to light.

Special Collections

It includes 45 oral history interviews on audiocassette of strike participants, family members of strikers, and strike leaders; transcripts to a portion of these interviews; and releases. Written sources occur within a social context.

Do I need to adjust my research design?

Oral Histories

The materials attempt to answer why the events took place as they did, what lessons can be learned, and what can be done to "manage conflict among peoples, groups and nations.

Hypertext linkages of excerpted or footnoted interviews to full transcripts allow a reader to more fully contextualize a given quote Oral history collections book idea; to assess how carefully an author has retained the integrity of a narrator's voice in the material quoted; and to more fully evaluate an author's interpretive gloss on a narrator's account.

What is the quality of the responses? Where can I find guidance on how to conduct an oral history? WAV file format.

September 11, Oral History Projects The September 11, Oral History Project consists of five projects and programs focusing on different areas of inquiry related to the aftermath of the destruction of the World Trade Center.

As the project progressed, questions expanded to explore issues of generation, activism, the developments within feminism sevidence of increasing support of IRWGS by the university, and the challenge of addressing diversity, sexuality and other forms of social difference theoretically and as professional practice.

It would show that he returned for a visit when older; that he stayed in touch with these Oral history collections book despite being persecuted as an "Indian lover," and that his association with them may have been Oral history collections book than the seventeen years spent on Oral history collections book mission.

Using the first device capable of capturing hours of audio—the wire recorder —Boder came back with the first recorded Holocaust testimonials and in all likelihood the first recorded oral histories of significant length.

If we have the waiver, you will be able to use the AV files in your film or audio project. The collection is particularly rich in stories about life in Asheville during the Depression, but histories also cover both World Wars, the racial divide and integration, the exodus of downtown stores, and the redevelopment of Asheville.

Having broken the ice, however, the second visit was much more productive. Academia and Institutions[ edit ] InAllan Nevinsa Columbia University historian, established the Columbia Oral History Research Office, now known as the Columbia Center for Oral History, [44] with a mission of recording, transcribing, and preserving oral history interviews.

Were the people I interviewed the right ones for my research? Their oral history project Memory of Nation was created in and interviews are archived online for user access.

The image shows the arrangements made to feed them while off duty. He identifies studies that used oral histories successfully to provide critical and unique insight into otherwise obscure subjects, such as the role scientists played in shaping US policy after World War II.

It became well-developed in the early s, and often had a focus on the Civil War years —39especially regarding the losers whose stories had been suppressed. We had an oral confirmation, but still needed to do some more checking.Oral History Collection.

Oral histories bridge the gap between written historical record and individual experience. The Computer History Museum’s oral history program records and preserves the firsthand recollections of computing pioneers from around the world in their own voice, enriching scholarly research and adding new depth to the history of computing.

This guide provides resources on doing oral history research, locating oral histories in the UCSC Library and other libraries and institutions on the Central Coast Author: Irene Reti. Oral Histories in Special Collections. Whether you're looking for primary sources for research or trying to find an interview with a family member, J.

Willard Marriott Library Special Collections has a robust set of oral history collections for you to use.Oral History Collections Loyola University Chicago Oral Pdf Project. Initiated inthis project is documenting the history of Loyola University Chicago through oral history interviews of administrators, staff, faculty, and alumni.Use Search Help to learn more about searching download pdf archival collections.; For questions about this information, or to make an appointment to use the collection, contact the Oral History Archives, housed in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.; To report technical problems with the search portal, please submit an E-Resources problem report.Ebook 17,  · Excited about the potential for the project, Marine-Street, who is a former Ebook Institute graduate dissertation fellow, suggested Freedman contact archivists around the country who managed oral history collections.

In the s and s, multiple women’s oral history projects emerged to record women’s voices for the historical record.