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2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 5579 - Oral History (3)

When Offered: Fall, Odd-numbered years
A survey of the history, philosophy and techniques of recovering and developing primary historical source materials by means of carefully interviewing, recording and converting the memories of selected individuals into history. The course focus is primarily on U.S. history but can include topics and issues from other countries. The class format is discussion with some lectures and documentary films. The course will teach skills such as interview transcriptions from audio-tape, background research, and oral history interviews.