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American Studies: Oral History

Oral History at Brooklyn College

Oral History Resources in the Brooklyn College Library


Ritchie, Donald A. The Oxford Handbook of Oral History. New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.   D16.14 .O95 2011.

DeBlasio, Donna Marie. Catching Stories: A Practical Guide to Oral History.  Athens, Ohio : Swallow Press, c2009.  Ebook.

Sommer, Barbara W. The Oral History Manual.  Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2009. D16.14 .S69 2009.

Charlton, Thomas L. (Thomas Lee) History of Oral History: Foundations and Methodology. Lanham, MD: Altamira Press, 2007.    D16.14 .H63 2007.

MacKay, Nancy. Curating Oral Histories: From Interview to Archive.  Nancy MacKay. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2007. Ebook.

Ritchie, Donald A. Doing Oral History : A Practical Guide. 2nd ed.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.  Brooklyn - Special Collections - D16.14 .R57 2003.

Thompson, Paul Richard. The Voice of the Past: Oral History. 3rd ed. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, c2000. Ebook.

Grele, Ronald J. Envelopes of Sound : The Art of Oral History. 2nd ed., rev. and enl.  Chicago, IL.: Precedent Pub., 1985. D16.14 .G74 1985.

Baum, Willa K. Oral history : An Interdisciplinary Anthology.  Nashville, Tenn.: American Association for State and Local History in cooperation with the Oral History Association, 1984. D16 .14 .O73 1984

Sitton, Thad. Oral history: A Guide for Teachers (and Others). Austin: University of Texas Press, 1983.  D16.14 .S57 1983.

Ives, Edward D. The Tape-recorded Interview : A Manual for Field Workers in Folklore and Oral History.  Rev. and enl. ed.  Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 1980.  GR45.5 .I93 1980.

Hoopes, James. Oral History: an Introduction for Students. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1979. Brooklyn - Reference - D16.14 .H66.

Davis, Cullom, 1935. Oral History : From Tape to Type.  Chicago: American Library Association, 1977.  D16.14 .D38.

Baum, Willa K. Oral History for the Local Historical Society.  [Stockton] Conference of California Historical Societies, 1969. Brooklyn - Special Collections - D16 .B3.



The Oral History Review [electronic resource]. New York : Oral History Association, 1973-

Oral History (Online) [electronic resource].  Colchester, Eng. : Oral History Society, 1972-2013

Oral History Forum [electronic resource]. 1955-


Web Links

Everett, Stephen E. Oral History: Techniques and Procedures / by Stephen E. Everett. Washington, D.C : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1992.

Starecheski, Amy and Gerry Albarelli.  The Telling Lives Oral History Curriculum Guide. The Columbia University Center for Oral History(formerly the Oral History Research Office), April 2005. Updated 2013.

OHA Oral History Evaluation Guidelines.

Rainbow History Project.

The Oral Historian's Toolbox