So they try just a simple interview, just talking to someone for an hour. Copy borrowed photos immediately and return the originals. Explores how families use their shared stories to define themselves. As a door into the world of oral history, these pages give basic suggestions for collecting and preserving the valuable oral treasures around you, to enrich you and future generations. What of the power relationships between interviewer and interviewee that affect what and how events are reported? How did I prepare for the interview? Did you get what you need?
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University of Tennessee Press, University of Illinois Press, It has no value if your purpose is to collect information for later use by other researchers. Ask more probing questions later in the interview. Our problem becomes more complicated when we try to write down what has been said. Helps readers find triggers that can inspire vivid, sensory access to past events.