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The Mexican Migration Project: Oral Histories

Bibliographic information: The Mexican Migration Project: Oral Histories. http://mmp.opr.princeton.edu/expressions/stories-en.aspx

Brief description: This site shares the findings of a research project to better understand the migration process of people from Mexico to the United States. 364 more words

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Winding down

It’s hard to believe it’s the end of the semester already.  I feel like I’ve accomplished a lot with this special studies project and learned so much about working with paper-based archival collections and about oral histories.  668 more words


Let the transcription begin

It’s hard to believe the semester is almost at an end.  I realized that I reached my 135 hours for the class last week, but I’m still going to try to accomplish as much of my original plan in this last week or so as possible. 347 more words

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First oral history interview a success

I meant to write about this earlier in the week, but I was so wiped out from the interview that I haven’t had the energy.  My first ever oral history interview happened on Wednesday with a man named John and it felt like a success in many ways.  623 more words

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Alternatives to transcription for the oral historian?

This is Part 3 of a series of blog posts about transcription in oral history. Part 1 dealt with Transcription and oral history in general… 1,058 more words

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Oral Histories for Archives

We’re in the final stages of the project which is a little sad but exciting to see show much has been achieved. A big hats off to all participants, partners and volunteers, a wonderful job all round. 127 more words