OHC Blog

  • Mar 1, 2013

    The Oral History Centre congratulates Mary Jane McCallum on receiving major research grant! Between 1930 and 1970, thousands of First Nations, Inuit and Metis people were surveyed, diagnosed with and treated for tuberculosis (TB) in Manitoba. The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR)...

  • Oct 31, 2012

    While digital audio recording technology continues to progress in quality and capacity the successful application of the technology is still largely dependent on how you use it. Regardless of how good your digital recording equipment or post production software is the quality of a recording is largely determined by a good recording level and microphone placement. However, this can sometimes be...

  • Mar 26, 2012

    The Oral History Centre recently invited members of the general public and those involved with the West End Voices Project to a weekend workshop to discuss the importance of Oral History and its impacts on the local community. Over 20 members from various backgrounds attend the event with people from many different cultural backgrounds and varying levels of experience within Oral History. The...

  • Mar 26, 2012

    The Oral History Centre recently held a workshop with members of the United Food and Commerical Workers, Local 832. This workshop involved discussion on the importance of Oral History, the methods in which it could be used to document the life stories of those involved in Labor movements in Winnipeg and the usage of technology involved in the interview process. Many members from the UFCW and...

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