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Stories to Tell: Rosie Block, Conducting an oral history interview

Wednesday 21 April 2010
10:00AM - 1:30PM
Mosman Library  

This workshop is the perfect introduction to oral history interviewing covering such topics as the nature and reliability of memory, effective interviewing techniques, the appropriate recording equipment, documenting, transcribing and logging an interview and a discussion of ethical and copyright issues.

Rosie Block, Curator of Oral History, State Library of NSW, is a recognised expert in the field of oral history.

For many years she has been involved in peak organisations, written articles on the subject, presented oral history workshops and maintained an informative seminar program sourcing professional oral history interviewers.

Free but bookings essential. Please call 9978 4090 to secure a place.

Stories to tell… The Making of Our Nation

The 2010 National Trust Heritage Festival at Mosman Library, 9-24 April 2010

The theme of this year’s festival allows us to recognise the contributions local people have made in shaping their community. To this end a series of workshops have been devised – Stories to Tell – to facilitate the recording of ‘everyman’s life’.

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