The enduring value of oral history
Storytelling that brings the past to life
When we think of the recorded history of a community, we tend to think of archives containing documents such as historical censuses, assessment rolls, newspaper records, and books. While the written record is an essential component of historical research and helping to verify the history of a place, it is important for communities to not overlook the importance of recorded oral history as another essential component of recording and documenting local history.
Origins of Oral
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