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Preserving your family's oral history and stories / Thomas MacEntee
Bib ID 6451194
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
MacEntee, Thomas, author
 
Description St Agnes, SA : Unlock the Past, 2014 
©2014 
36 pages : colour illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm 
ISBN 9781921956386 (paperback)
Summary

This guide provides you with all the information on the latest methods and tools used to capture and preserve your family stories. In addition, once you've learned how easy it is to build a family archive of stories, you'll want to share them with others using the tips and tricks provided in this book.

Full contents
  • What is 'oral history' and why is it important to families?
  • Getting started: a checklist for family oral history preservation
  • A review of oral history recording tools
  • Interviewing family members
  • Organising and producing your family's story
  • Incorporating existing content
  • Modern methods for oral history preservation and sharing
  • Privacy issues: oral history and family stories
  • Ensuring your family's legacy
  • On being the family story keeper
 
Subjects Oral history -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.  |  Genealogy -- Computer network resources.  |  Digital preservation.  |  Genealogy.  |  Preservation of materials.  |  Australian

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