to read the section called "Questions to Ask" on the web site entitled
"Making Sense of Oral History." It has six screens.
Then, write your 3 x 5 card about it.
Here are some study questions you
might find useful:
Apply the concept of validity in
oral history to the memories of Tom Strohl, Ella Strohl, and their daughter
Ruth Strohl Ansbach
Explain why the identity of the interviewer
is very important. You may use the two interviews by Susan Hamlin
to help you back up your argument
Use the idea that oral histories
are "iconic stories" to explain Lora Albright's retrospective on her life.
Associate the concept of public memory
with the conduct or oral history. You may find Shopes' idea of oral
history as "historical resuscitation" helpful here.