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Listening to the People of Frederick: An Introduction to the Practice of Oral History

Course number : ILR946   ID : 18761    Section number : 1
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Throughout the 20th and 21st century, oral history, or sound recordings of interviews with people, has been an important tool for documenting local history and genealogy. Because of the work completed by family historians, college students, and local history organizations, Frederick County oral history projects have gained national recognition. Learn about the various organizations that have worked together to document the county's story using this method including how these organizations have helped others understand the people of Frederick County. Instruction in oral history best practices and how to apply them to family and community documentary efforts will be covered. Class participants will be able to experience oral history from the perspective of an interviewer, an interviewee, and a public history practitioner.

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Country Meadows Retirement Communities

Mary Mannix 



Please read:  Guest speakers to include Chris Haugh, local historian, and Terry Johnsen, oral history expert.

Out of State Price 


Registration Closes On
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 @ 11:59 PM



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/5/2019 - 11/26/2019 Weekly - Tue 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Frederick, Country Meadows Retirement Communities  Map, Room: Country Meadows Mary Mannix