Recording Your Family History:

A Guide to Preserving Oral History with Video Tap, Audio Tap, Suggested Topics & Questions, Interview Techniques.

Recording Your Family History
  • Author: William Fletcher
  • Title: Recording Your Family History
  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 313
  • ISBN: 0-396-08887-2
  • DCN: 920'.0028
  • Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company
  • Location: New York
  • Pub. Date: 1983
  • Language: English US
  • Subjects: Oral Biography
  • Description:
  • Notes:
  • Size:  
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • List Price: US$
  • Synopsis:     This is a guide book to doing oral histories with relavant questions that can preserve the stories of your family's heritage and provide useful and perhaps entertaining commentary to be enjoyed for generations to come.


  1. Introduction
  2. Family History
  3. Childhood
  4. Youth
  5. Middle Age
  6. Old Age
  7. Narrator as Parent
  8. Grandchildren
  9. Historical Events
  10. General Questions, Unusual Life Experiences, and Personal Philosophy and Values
  11. Special Questions for Jewish Narrators
  12. Special Questions for Black Narrators
  13. Special Questions for Hispanic-American Narrators

Library of Congress Catalog Listing

  • LC Control Number: 86013598
  • Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
  • Personal Name: Fletcher, William P. Main
  • Title: Recording your family history : a guide to preserving oral history with videotape, audiotape, suggested topics and questions, interview techniques / William Fletcher.
  • Uniform Title: [Talking your roots]
  • Edition Information: 1st ed.
  • Published/Created: New York : Dodd, Mead, c1986.
  • Description: 313 p.; 25 cm.
  • ISBN: 0396088864 0396088872 (pbk.)
  • Notes: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 307.
  • Subjects: Oral biography.
  • LC Classification: CT22 .F56 1986
  • Dewey Class No.: 920/.0028 19
  • CALL NUMBER: CT22 .F56 1986


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