Oral History Articles
How do you find people to interview about your family? And when you've got them on the line, what's the best way to breach sensitive subjects? We'll tell you how.
Talk is cheap when you call via computer. Try these services to phone far-away kin at no (Or low) cost.
Add these kin and acquaintances to your interview list, and you may discover surprising facts and anecdotes about your ancestors.
BioMemoirs has a timely formula for recording your life story.
How reliable is the family information you get from Great-aunt Ethel?
Interviewing "Dave's Mom" for StoryCorps.
Grandma giving you the cold shoulder? Don't give up on capturing her oral history — try these five techniques for getting reluctant interviewees to open up.
Oral-history interviewing can enrich your family history and unlock your relatives' memories – if you go easy on the who, where and when and focus instead on why, how and what.
You don't have to go to great length to capture far-flung relatives memories: Just call on these five ways to conduct oral history interviews across the miles.
Good help for your memoir isn't hard to find. Employ our guide to choosing and Using personal historians.