february, 2021

18feb12:00 pm1:00 pmInSights & InPerson: How-To Conduct Family Oral Histories


Event Details

Are you interested in the history of your family and want to collect those stories for – or with the help of – future generations? Join Rachael A. Beyer, John W. Emery Family Assistant Curator of Oral History, at noon on February 18th via Zoom to learn the basics of completing your own family oral history project from start to finish. Beyer, who at the age of 5 helped her mom collect oral histories at a family reunion, now uses oral histories in her dissertation on 20th-Century agribusiness and has more than a decade of professional experience in teaching, researching, and collecting oral histories.


(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm