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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Managing a Community Oral History Project (Community Oral 5/5(1). The third book in the five-volume Community Oral History Toolkit takes the planning steps outlined in Volume 2 and puts them into action.
It provides the practical details for turning your plans into reality and establishes the basis for guiding your project through the interviews to a successful : Volumes include an introduction to community oral history, planning and managing community oral history projects, interviewing subjects, and processing the interviews.
Volumes in the set are also available separately. Check for downloadable forms under the e-resources by: 3. When an oral history essay places the experiences of an individual within the context of a historical period, it can help illuminate both the individual’s experience and the historical period.
Folklore: Folklorists study culture as it is expressed in everyday life and often use oral history projects to gather materials to preserve and study. Michael Frisch, University at Buffalo, SUNY Michael Frisch is Professor of History & American Studies/ Senior Research Scholar at the University at Buffalo, SUNY.
He is an American social and urban historian involved for many years in oral and public history projects, often in collaboration with community history organizations, museums, and documentary filmmakers.
Traditionally, oral history collections take an important place in archival collections of universities, public libraries, and historic societies. Emergence of new tools, including open source tools and applications, Managing oral history projects book oral history projects and collections a. This new course, run jointly by the British Library’s oral history department and the Oral History Society, is aimed at archivists and those managing audio archive material.
The day course covers the practical, technical and ethical issues around the selection, collection and description of oral history and other recorded personal testimony. In Washington, the Martin Luther King Library has sponsored oral history projects dealing with the lives of black Washingtonians.
The work, directed by Roxanne Dean, has produced a fine book. Managing Danger in Fieldwork: An Overview of Existing Literature and Its Application to Oral History. The literature on managing danger in fieldwork largely emerges from the realization that political violence in its various manifestations is occurring with increasing regularity throughout the world.
12 Jeffrey Sluka—a political Cited by: 6. Oral history dates to the beginnings of the University of California. Hubert Howe Bancroft conducted interviews in the s in support of his volume history of the West.
Inthe Regional Oral History Office was established to conduct interviews with leading citizens of the West. In we became the Oral History Center of The Bancroft.
Kathryn Hansen graduated in She attended the U of I on scholarship and studied Journalism, English, and History. She was inducted into several honor societies, and she joined the Alpha Delta Theta sorority.
Kathryn loved literature; and she earned a Master’s of Literature and wrote a book named Grundy Corners. Introducing Dao X. Tran (left), our new managing editor, and saying goodbye to Luke Gerwe (right) after four and a half years of amazing work. It’s a bittersweet time for the Voice of Witness team as we bid farewell to one of our amazing staff members (and welcome a fantastic new member to the team).
The basic dilemma is that powerful library science and archival tools for describing, identifying, organizing, and mapping content within and across large collections turn out to be designed primarily for core reference units: they identify a book, article, artifact, object, document, or, in oral history, an interview.
National History Day (NHD) is a nonprofit organization that creates opportunities for teachers and students to engage in historical research.
NHD is not a predetermined, by-the-book program but rather an innovative curriculum framework in which students learn history by selecting topics of interest and launching into year-long research projects. Mary Gordon is the developer of the Her–History Method™, an innovative use of Excel spreadsheets for indexing and tagging metadata and timestamps to her qualitative oral history interviews.
OHLA co-director Brooke Bryan spoke with Dr Mary Gordon at the Oral History Association annual meeting during her poster presentation entitled. Project management is the practice of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve specific goals and meet specific success criteria at the specified time.
The primary challenge of project management is to achieve all of the project goals within the given constraints. This information is usually described in project documentation, created at the.
The Louisiana Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act Program web site contains information and links relating to coastal restoration projects in coastal Louisiana. This site is funded by CWPPRA and is maintained by the USGS National Wetlands Research Center. Managing Digital Oral History 3 In his book, Doing Oral History: A Practical Guide, Donald Ritchie () describes oral history as collecting “memories and personal commentaries of historical significance through recorded interviews.” This is in alignment with other sources on.
She has written 15 books and booklets (some co-authored), as well as article-length pieces, and content for museum and website exhibitions. Megan is experienced at managing oral history projects and has recorded a large number of oral history projects, covering a wide range of topics.
Most of the current publications on geographic information systems (GIS) focus on its mechanics, technology, and project-specific applications. This much-needed book, however, introduces the reader to GIS implementation from a management and organizational perspective.
GIS is becoming increasingly popular and is evolving from a mapping tool used for support functions. Strong start to this book, very refreshing perspective on managing, compared to most of the other books I've read and seen. Loved the first two chapters. The next three kinda lost me and I ended up skimming mostly.
Chapter 6: Managing Effectively was /5. Since the publication of its first book inFHS has been a leading publisher of books on forest and conservation history, covering topics about North America and the world. Documentary Films (9) In the Forest History Society released the Emmy Award–winning America's First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment.
Oral Histories and Related Materials Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp., 88 A.3d (Del. ) In re Southern Peru Copper Corp. Shareholder Litigation, 52 A.3d (Del. Projects, defined as temporary endeavours undertaken to create a unique product, service, or result, have become a common method for initiating and managing change in modern organizations.
Once viewed as a specialized organizational operation within some well-understood settings (construction, new product development, oil and gas exploration, and so.
Having experience with digitization projects, oral history projects and making public presentations is desirable. You should also have willingness to try new ideas and have fun doing so is essential. and Great Lakes Maritime History, including managing the archives of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary.
We have among the best. Supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. Digital Projects for the Public Supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and.
Oral history turns this issue of trust into a two-way street: as interviewers, we must deal with trusting our narrators, but we must also create an atmosphere and relationship in which the narrator trusts us enough to share their story. While reading Sommer and Quinlan’s concise and lucid Oral History Manual, one anecdote stood out to me.
The latest issue of Oral History Review has just been published, and it includes my new article on ‘Managing Danger in Oral Historical Fieldwork.’This article has been on my to-write list for some time now, and is informed by the fieldwork that I’ve done since in conflict-affected settings, such as post-genocide Rwanda and Bosnia, where state-level actors often regard the study of.
Designing and Managing a Research Project: A Business Student’s Guide is a practical, step-by-step guide that shows business students how to successfully conduct a research project, from choosing the topic to presenting the results.
The authors have applied their many years of experience in supervising student projects to provide examples of actual research problems. In response to increased interest in conducting remote interviews during the Covid pandemic, both the British Library’s Oral History and National Life Stories teams, with input from other members of the Oral History Society, have created an online document to summarise the ethical, legal, methodological and technical issues that individuals and projects.
Define oral history. oral history synonyms, oral history pronunciation, oral history translation, English dictionary definition of oral history. n. 1. Historical information, usually tape-recorded or videotaped, obtained in interviews with persons having firsthand knowledge. Related to oral history: oral tradition.
oral history. n. 1.David Luhrssen is Managing Editor of the Shepherd Express, Milwaukee’s weekly newspaper. He is author or co-author of several books, including The Encyclopedia of Classic Rock, Brick Through the Window: An Oral History of Punk Rock, New Wave and Noise in Milwaukee, Secret Societies and Clubs in American History, and Elvis Presley: Reluctant.In the first few chapters of A Shared Authority: Essays on the Craft and Meaning of Oral and Public History, Michael Frisch discussed several issues relating to oral history and public history.
Though a review of Hard Times (by Studs Terkel), Frisch explored the many dangers and pitfalls of oral history and the way it interacts with public memory.