Few people would argue the value of creating a story about a life lived. In fact, it’s really quite a noble idea to create your life’s story. 227 more words
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An interview with historian Shannon Woodcock, whose book “Life is War” chronicles the life stories of Albanian people who lived under communism.
I wanted to start this article with a story from my family history. 2,007 more words
Oral history is the oldest kind of history. Fortunately, an oral history no longer needs to fade away with the passing of generations. An oral history is our favourite way to begin preserving your story for all of the generations that follow. 173 more words
Writing in the introduction to his oral history of Black gay men in the South, Sweet Tea, E. Patrick Johnson writes, “oral histories… in some ways provide an easier route into the lives of sexual dissidents, especially in the face of archivists… and other holders of queer history who are reluctant or unwilling to allow access to materials” (7). 430 more words
SOHA members, friends, and supporters: We plan to see you in Long Beach for the 50th Anniversary Oral History Association Conference from October 12-16, 2016. During the conference, SOHA will celebrate our 35th Anniversary with a special gathering and awards ceremony from 6:30 to 8:00 pm Saturday evening, October 15th. 68 more words