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Learn How to Start An Oral History Project

Offered by the Los Angeles Preservation Network, learn how to start an oral history program!

Mon, August 23, 2021
11am – 12:30pm

Registration, $15 suggested donation

In this 90-minute online session, Oral Historian Jenni Matz (Director, Television Academy Foundation Interviews) will cover a basic overview of starting an oral history project. The presentation will touch on project design, creating a budget, examples of good and not-so-good interviewing techniques, ethical and legal considerations for capturing oral histories, production concerns to consider, access to oral history collections, and preservation. Sample resources such as production checklists and release forms will be provided. The session will include a brief Q&A.

This workshop is geared toward those who work in libraries, archives, and museums and are considering building an oral history program or hoping to expand an existing project.

A Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the event.

Visit https://lapnet.org/2021/06/29/oral-history-workshop/ for more information.

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