Catching Stories: A Practical Guide to Oral History

Catching Stories: A Practical Guide to Oral History

David H. Mould

In neighborhoods, faculties, neighborhood facilities, and offices, individuals are utilizing oral background to seize and acquire the types of news that the historical past books and the media are likely to forget: tales of private fight and desire, of warfare and peace, of friends and family, of ideals, traditions, and values—the tales of our lives.

Catching tales: a realistic advisor to Oral History is a transparent and accomplished creation for people with very little event in making plans or imposing oral historical past initiatives. commencing with the most important query, “Why do oral history?” the advisor outlines the phases of a undertaking from inspiration to ultimate product—the interviewing procedure, uncomplicated technical rules, and audio and video recording concepts. The advisor covers interview transcription, felony concerns, archiving, investment assets, and sharing oral historical past with audiences.

Intended for academics, scholars, librarians, neighborhood historians, and volunteers in addition to individuals, Catching Stories is where to begin for somebody who desires to rfile the thoughts and gather the tales of neighborhood or family.


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