Erica Fugger

About Erica

“Oral history is an interviewing technique through which to record the stories and lives of people, emphasize a diversity of voices, and investigate a topic of historical interest. Interviews can be conducted within a family or community, center upon a career or organization, intertwine around a shared experience or event. As a discipline, it is… MORE

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Beginning an oral history project can seem like a daunting task. From selecting a topic to choosing equipment and formulating questions, much thought and planning goes into each interview undertaking. In this article, we will address project development, which can be broken down into five incremental steps. These stages will take you from the inception of… MORE

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