Free Workshop on Oral History @ Utah Division of State History (Cedar City: Aug 12)

CEDAR CITY – On Friday, Aug. 12, the Utah Division of State History and Utah Humanities will host a free half-day workshop focused on oral history at the Cedar City Public Library (303 N. 100 East) from 1-4 p.m.

For Immediate Release

 

Contacts:

 

Josh Loftin, Communication Director, Utah Dept. of Heritage and Arts          jloftin@utah.gov, 801-386-4755

 

Dr. Jedediah Rogers, Senior Historian, Utah Division of State History,                 jedediahrogers@utah.gov, 801-245-7209

 

Free Workshop on Oral History Comes to Cedar City

 

CEDAR CITY – On Friday, Aug. 12, the Utah Division of State History and Utah Humanities will host a free half-day workshop focused on oral history at the Cedar City Public Library (303 N. 100 East) from 1-4 p.m.

 

Oral history is a powerful tool to understand your family stories and community history. This focused introduction to the art and craft of oral history will cover its philosophical underpinnings, as well as the nuts and bolts of executing a successful oral history project. Participants will learn how to prepare for, conduct, and transcribe interviews, as well as find out more about funding sources for oral history projects. Oral history workshops are presented jointly by Utah Humanities and the Utah Division of State History.

 

Registration is requested. RSVP by contacting Megan van Frank at Utah Humanities at vanfrank@utahhumanities.org or 801.359.9670.

 

Megan van Frank directs community history and museums programming for Utah Humanities.

 

Jedediah Rogers is a Senior Historian at the Utah Division of State History and co-managing editor of the Utah Historical Quarterly.

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