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.
Oral histories are a basic way to learn about your family line, and they serve a double purpose: Your questions may lead to research clues or even spark a memory about the very details you’ve been searching for.
Each month, the editors of Family Tree Magazine will bring
you a genealogy challenge to help you use your research in new and
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.
Expert answers on how to help a child do a family history interview with Grandma or Grandpa.
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.