Monday, February 8, 2010

Oral History Workshop Planned

Saturday, February 27, 2010
9a.m. to 1p.m.
Lee County Library
Helen Foster Auditorium
219 N. Madison St., Tupelo, MS 38804

The Northeast Mississippi Historical and Genealogical Society and the Lee County Library will be partnering to present a program on how to collect and preserve family oral histories.

This workshop will offer several aspects of the oral history process, including project planning, interview strategies, recording technology, and archiving. Library resources will be discussed. A break-out session for role playing and interviewing will be available.

Space will be limited and pre-registration by February 24th is encouraged. Participants are invited to bring their own recording devices and a friend or family member for personal interviews.

Educational materials will be available for a donation of $5 to defray the cost of the handouts. Participants may bring a sack lunch. Beverages will be available.

To register, call Melissa Holekamp, Lee County Library, 662-841-9013 or Susie Dent, 662-844-2307. Email:


Anonymous said...

I am going to try to make the Thursday night event. Do I need to pre-register? I wish I could come on Saturday, but can't make that one.


Anonymous said...

No registration is necessary for the meeting on Thursday evening... We look forward to seeing you there!