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Veterans History Project Oral History Interview Workshop

Veterans History Project Oral History Interview Workshop


Location: Georgetown Campus, South Seattle College
Gene J. Colin Education Hall Bldg C.
6737 Corson Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98108
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From: November 11, 2019 at 10:00am to: 1:00pm

Trainer(s): John Phillips, M.A.Ed.

Details: "The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war" loc.gov/vets. WDVA's Veterans Training Support Center is collaborating with the Office of Congressman Adam Smith to host this unique Veterans Day event. The workshop will provide an overview of the Veterans History Project and train participants on interviewing techniques and technology skills necessary to interview veterans on their time in the military and submit these narratives for archiving at the U.S. Library of Congress. This workshop is open to prospective oral history interviewers of 15 years of age older. Visit http://www.loc.gov/vets/ to learn more

Objectives: Describe the Veterans History Project Identify veteran organizations for Veteran History Project interview opportunities Apply interviewing Techniques Operate recording technologies for interview archiving Submit interviews and artifacts to the Library of Congress

Cost: None

Parking: $3/day on campus (pay at the Kiosk in front of the Colin Education Hall)