EDUCATOR'S GUIDE: INDIVISIBLE - Lesson

COLLECTING ORAL HISTORIES

This lesson offers "how-to" instructions for creating an audio oral history. Oral histories are first-person narratives collected to preserve and present information about a subject.

Steps

Preliminary Contact

CHALK development coordinator Ruth Barajas, age 18, talks to her boyfriend during her shift at Youthline. The Youth-line listeners say that many of the support calls are about relationships.
Silver dye bleach print
© Lauren Greenfield1999

 

Pre-Interview Preparation

 

Sam Davis, Columbia City Council member and former president of Eau Claire Community Council Gelatin silver print
© Eli Reed1999

 

Interview Session

Selecting, Transcribing, and Editing Narrative

Follow-up

LINK TO EXAMINING LESSON

 

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