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Elders & Leaders

I’ve been obsessed with Studs Terkel’s brand of oral history since I came across Working, which made me look at the value of work in a whole different way and inspired lots more research and reflection that might translate in the near-ish future into a live art concept. 568 more words

The Long Read

5. Reading: La búsqueda

Boy, have I suffered through this. While La búsqueda. Testimonio de Leonor Esguerra Rojas (Pregón, 2011) depicts the life story of an utterly interesting character, this (first) edition is barely edited at all. 418 more words

Colombia

Spotlight: Bushranger Yarn

The following article, published 21 November 1920, talks about an upcoming book release about Australia’s colonial days. Specifically it refers to the oral legends about Teddy the Jewboy and how they formed the basis of a novel called Castle Vane. 311 more words

History

Linda Bernable

Informant: Linda Bernable
Interviewer: Leah Halper
Submitted: 5/21/18

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Oral History

Loretta Carillo

Informant: Loretta Carillo
Interviewer: Leah Halper
Submitted: 5/21/18

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Loretta Carillo, the grand-daughter of Mexican immigrants, grew up in San Jose and excelled at school. 65 more words

Oral History

The Art of Conversation - Studs Turkel Archive

Basically, you need never be bored again.  An immense archive of  the great audio interviewer and social historian and researcher, Studs Turkel, speaking over 40 years with great thinkers, movers and shakers as well as people less famous – has been properly curated and placed online.   302 more words

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