Religion, Workers, and Oral History: A Review

Religion, Workers, and Oral History: A Review

Review:   Religion, Workers, and Oral History: A Review My father often took me to the factory with him when I was a small boy.  Dad was the foreman of the finishing room in a medium sized textile factory in Galt, Ontario.  The company made towels of all sizes and...
Dr. Charles Hardy: Oral History and Digital Media

Dr. Charles Hardy: Oral History and Digital Media

Lecture:   Dr. Charles Hardy: Oral History and Digital Media Dr. Charles Hardy III, Professor of History at West Chester University (Pennsylvania), is a pioneer in oral history and new media. Dr. Hardy has decades of experience producing radio, video, and web-based...
Sound Advice at the OHA

Sound Advice at the OHA

Event:   Sound Advice at the OHA Engaging audiences with oral history was the theme of this year’s Oral History Association meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sessions on podcasting, audio-walks, and interactive exhibits were well represented as ways to present...
Oral History and Impostors: What to do?

Oral History and Impostors: What to do?

Blog:   Oral History and Impostors: What to do?   The first time I read about an impostor who had fooled an oral historian was Bruce Jackson’s “The Perfect Informant,” originally published in the Journal of American Folklore in 1990. In this account, Jackson...
I’m Tom Findley

I’m Tom Findley

Digital Story:   I’m Tom Findley I’m Tom Findley (A Digital Story) Based on interviews with Tom Findley, San Francisco, October 2015. Written by: Gwen Anderson Art by: Bev Plett & Tom Findley (Findley sketches from the 2003 Sunderland P Gardener Lecture Muddling...