Lecture on How to Do Oral Histories at Havre de Grace Library, Dec. 6, 2011

Throughout a lifetime many experiences occur in a family or community and if these happenings are not permanently recorded they are often lost in the mist of time. Oral history, one of the tools of genealogists and historians, provides a valuable method for capturing these insights, the stories and experiences of an earlier generation. This program will introduce you to the tools and methods for recording individuals. The programs presents basic instructions in techniques of oral history.

How To Take and Use Oral Histories
Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 7 p.m.
Location: Havre de Grace Library, 120 N. Union Ave., Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Speaker: Mike Dixon, MA, MS
Public Historian with Havre de Grace War of 1812 Grant Project; Historian at Historical Society of Cecil County; Visiting Scholar at Delaware Humanities Forum; Adjunct Instructor at Harford County Community College

Digital recorders such as the Edirol make it easy to capture, edit, and preserve recordings

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