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Arab American National Museum

Case Study: Why Oral History Matters The Experience of the Arab American National Museum by Anan Ameri The last few decades has witnessed the creation of a number of ethnic museums, such as the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, the Wing Luke Museum in Seattle, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National …

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On the Differences between Folklore Fieldwork and Oral History

On the Differences between Folklore Fieldwork and Oral History by Tim Lloyd The ethnographic research activities of folklorists–generally called “fieldwork”–have a number of important differences from, as well as similarities to, the research activities of oral historians–generally called “interviewing”. In general, we might say that folklorists are most fundamentally interested in those occasions, practices, and …

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