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    UMass Archives to work with Oral History Center

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    Rob Cox, Head of Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Libraries, is helping us to get our files ready for his online archive.  In May, Rob came to the Symposium to talk about planning our projects and preparing them for the public archive. On this page, you will see the UMass 125th anniversary oral history project… Read more

    Oral History at Housatonic Valley Regional High School

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    Congratulations Abigail Adam, HVRHS intern and graduate In Academic year 2017-18, HVRHS senior Abigail Adam created this podcast using  11 oral history interviews conducted by her fellow students.  The interviewees, or narrators, were alumni/ae of HVRHS, who talked about coming of age in NW Connecticut in the 1950’s.  Those interviews were done as part of… Read more

    Using OTranscribe for your transcriptions

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    Using OTranscribe for your transcriptions Joe Makuc, pictured above, was a Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center at BCC intern, working for the Monterey Library Oral History Project.  He wrote this piece. Hi, welcome to this oTranscribe user’s guide. This guide explains how to use the free browser extension oTranscribe to create transcripts of audio and… Read more

    Sociology students interview alumna for BCC Oral History Project

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    Two  students in a Spring Semester Sociology class with Professor Colin Adams wanted their final project to be an oral history interview.   We met and decided that a nursing alumna would be the ideal candidate for this oral history.  First, it would be useful because the interview would become part of the BCC Oral History… Read more

    Simon’s Rock archivist talks about her oral history project

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    Rachel Levin and Chanel Palmer, Williams College interns at the Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center at BCC this summer, interviewed Margaret Cherin, Archivist at Bard College at Simon’s Rock.   But first, below, Chanel and Rachel met with Mark Mills, journalist, in the Koussevitzky Arts Center at BCC, to learn about audio interviews. Here is a… Read more

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