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To Love What Is Ugly: Family stories

We giggled onscreen together when she told me about the ring her grandmother had left her. ”It is so ugly! And I so love it.” 219 more words

Some Tips for Oral History Interviews

An assistant professor at Texas Christian University, Dr. Melita M. Garza holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a doctoral degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina. 202 more words

Melita Garza

North End Oral Histories

In 2011 the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library partnered with The North End Community Improvement Collaborative (NECIC) to conduct oral histories to help preserve the stories of the residents of Mansfield, Ohio’s North End neighborhood.  40 more words


Punjab to Cricklewood

Our interviews with the Pakistani community got off to a great start as Mr Tariq Dar spent the morning sharing his memories of his life in Cricklewood. 324 more words

Generations Of Learning

Women's Voices Tell the Stories of Russia at War

Book review: The Unwomanly Face of War, by Svetlana Alexievich

Yet another book about war? What for? There have been a thousand wars—small and big, known and unknown.

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Poor White Trash: the Southern Class System

Discrimination has long been the realm of race in the United States, but it goes much deeper than that. We hear so much about white privilege these days. 841 more words


Oral History and the Physician-Patient Relationship

John A. Carranza  There has been much criticism about the time that physicians spend with patients in an average visit. Physicians simply do not have enough time to fully interact with their patients. 1,012 more words