The Michigan Oral History Association is currently seeking proposals for the MOHA 2020 Conference. We welcome proposals for presentations, sessions and papers on oral history projects: Focused on Michigan, and/or Led by Michigan-based scholars Research projects (issues analyzed with oral history methods and interviews) Collections of oral histories focusing on a particular time period/community/group The . . .
Here is the second installment of our student assistant written blog entry about our Mine Memories Oral History Project. Part two out of two: After we figured out how we could best set up our interview space, we were able to start recording interviews. Of course, I was nervous, but at the same time . . .
This is the first of two articles written by one of our student assistants, Andrea Dubs, who is working with us on the Mine Memories Oral History Project as our Audio Technician. She is responsible for much of the recording that we do during our interviews and refining audio files for clarity. Part one . . .
We are currently in the thick of the interview portion of our Mine Memories project. The Michigan Tech Archives’ oral history team has successfully completed interviews with six community members and has another interview schedules in the upcoming weeks. There are many more who have expressed interest in participating, though there is still room for more . . .
The Friends of the Calumet Public Library is sponsoring a presentation next week by Sawyer Newman, Communications and Research Assistant at the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections. During this talk, Newman will discuss the value that archives can have as active members of their respective communities and the benefit that oral . . .
The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections is pleased to announce that its staff will be initiating an oral history project this winter. This project, funded in part by the Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission, aims to collect first hand accounts from Copper Country mine workers and their families in an . . .