Introduction to Oral History

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The stories in this program include a variety of descriptive clips ideal for classroom activity. Some topics include growing up on a farm, childhood memories, and the changes that new technology brings.

Resources:

Educator Guide

Materials

  • Educator Guide
  • Audio Files
  • Photos
  • Transcripts
  • PowerPoint

Audio Files:

Getting a Television (Orrin Higgins)

Riding Bicycle (Claire Beetlestone)

Growing Up on a Farm (JoAnn Van Vranken)

Sheep Parade (Dorothy Bolton)

Square Dancing (David Petri)

Rotten Apples (Frank Van Auken)

Bringing out the Beds (Juanita Bass)

Morning Chores (Lynn Green, Jr.)

Farming with Tractors (Rodney Ingalls)