- AncientFaces - Genealogical
Services Store family photos, documents, recipes or histories at this
genealogical archive. Search for related families by surname or send
- Art of
the Oral Historian Learn how oral historians do their thing by reading this lengthy
- Association of Personal
Historians Organization dedicates its efforts to preserving life stories. Get
some tips on how to keep track of a personal history.
- Capturing the Past Discover how to preserve the memories of parents and grandparents so
future generations can know about their ancestors.
- Doing Oral History Describes the importance and process of oral history. Includes a guide
to finding background information in preparation for the research.
- Family Tree Maker
- Oral Histories New! Find a collection of articles that give help to those who want to
preserve their family's oral histories.
- First Steps Beginner's guide to keeping track of family histories. Also features a
printable relationship chart.
Absolutely Everyone - Ancestry.com Explains the importance of keeping track of family members' stories.
Also features tips on interviewing techniques.
Guide Learn the method of preserving family folklore through interviewing
Relatives - Ancestry.com Gives a brief beginner's guide to keeping track of family oral
- Navy Oral
History Collection Read anecdotes and biographies and view the historical photos from the
US Navy. Find out how to contribute.
Minute Guide to Oral History Folks that don't want to waste any time learning how to conduct an
oral history interview should check out this brief outline.
Histories Provides the definition and an overview of the advantages for this
method of record keeping. Also features tips for interviewers.
- Oral History Association
Forum caters to professionals and scholars who are active in studies
relating to oral history. Join the mailing list.
- Oral History
Interview Browse through a list of topics and questions that are ideal for
interviewing a family member.
History Primer Learn how to keep track of family history through interviewing parents
and grandparents. Includes a paragraph on ethical considerations.
History Questions Use this list of questions when conducting an oral history interview
with a family member.
History Tools Center for Southwest studies provides a questionnaire, guidelines, and
a release form.
History Workshop Find tips for preserving a family oral history from Baylor University.
Also features a transcribing style guide.
Community Browse through the oral history instruction manual and find out how to
properly plan for a project.
- UK Oral History
Society International organization dedicates its resources towards preserving
family histories. Find out the benefits of membership.
Folklife Program - Oral History Workshop Browse through these guidelines before conducting an oral history
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