In­dex­ing Oral His­to­ries Tu­to­rial

The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY) - - Community -

CAZEN­OVIA » Archivist Elisha Davies will lead a tu­to­rial on the in­dex­ing of recorded oral his­to­ries on Wed­nes­day, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. in the Com­mu­nity Room at Cazen­ovia Pub­lic Li­brary.

The Oral His­to­ries — con­ducted in the late 1980s by Town His­to­rian Peg Ladd — in­clude in­ter­views with no­table mem­bers of the town. The record­ings in­clude ref­er­ence to the nar­ra­tors’ child­hoods in Cazen­ovia, ed­u­ca­tions, early ca­reers, and com­mu­nity in­volve­ment, as well as ac­counts of no­table Cazen­ovia events/ mem­o­ries. The dig­i­tized in­ter­views will even­tu­ally be­come avail­able on­line at NYHer­itage.org — an on­line re­search site fea­tur­ing col­lec­tions from cul­tural in­sti­tu­tions across New York State.

Fol­low­ing the tu­to­rial, par­tic­i­pants will be able to ac­cess the in­ter­views and in­dex the con­tent from home. Par­tic­i­pants must have ba­sic com­puter skills. For in­for­ma­tion, call (315) 655-9322 or visit www.cazen­ovi­a­pub­li­cli­brary.org.

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