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Telling Stories: Setting up an Oral History Project

September 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

$39 - $79

Telling Stories: Setting up an Oral History Project

Friday, September 29th, 2017 — 9am to 12pm

Meijer Education Center at the Historical Society of Michigan — 5815 Executive Dr., Lansing MI 48911

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The practice of conducting oral interviews is a major accomplishment and an important step to preparing a larger historical project. Those looking to start an oral history project will not want to miss this workshop, which will cover the process of identifying interviewees, developing questionnaires, and conducting interviews. Attendees will also learn the importance of organizing and maintaining oral histories so that they can be accessed by researchers in the future. Presented by Daniel Clark, Oakland University.


For in-person attendees, refreshments will be available. Lunch is on your own. Materials are included with your registration. Any handouts from the presenter will be sent to remote attendees after the workshop.

To register for a workshop, use our secure online registration form ( or call 800-692-1828.

If you are a personal member of HSM or represent an organization that itself is a member of the Society, registration is $39. Registration for non-members is $79 and includes a one-year HSM Individual Level 1 [Basic] membership. New for 2017! Participants can now “attend” remotely, if they prefer, through Zoom Video Communications and will be able to interact with the speaker and other attendees (for full interaction, microphone and webcam are required on your device. Instructions on how to remote-in to the workshop will be sent to attendees).


September 29, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$39 - $79


Meijer Education Center at the Historical Society of Michigan
5815 Executive Dr.
Lansing, MI 48911 United States
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