Digital Archiving Resources

Catching Stories: A Practical Guide to Oral History

Title

Catching Stories: A Practical Guide to Oral History

Subject

Personal archives

Description

A good overview regarding the practical aspects of collecting oral histories. The authors state that anyone with the time, resources, and interest can take part in the recording of oral history. There are no age barriers or educational barriers when conducting interviews and the advancement in technology has made digital recorders and camcorders affordable and accessible. Community historians tend to engage in topics that they can relate to and have some bearing on their own lives and background. The authors also explore the challenges dealing with family history as well as the sensitivity needed when interviewing a subject for the first time. The authors' mission is to enable more people to practice history.

Creator

Deblasio, Debra M. Charles, F. Ganzert, et al..

Publisher

Swallow Press, Athens. Ohio

Date

2009

Contributor

Robert Clarke

Type

Book

Identifier

ISBN:978-0-804-1117-74

Bibliographic Citation

DeBlasio, Donna Marie. Catching Stories: A Practical Guide to Oral History. Athens, OH: Swallow, 2009. Print.

Files

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Collection

Citation

Deblasio, Debra M. Charles, F. Ganzert, et al.., “Catching Stories: A Practical Guide to Oral History,” Digital Archiving Resources, accessed November 18, 2017, http://dar.cah.ucf.edu/items/show/277.