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Visualizing Oral History

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Case Study: “Visualizing Oral History” by Mark Tebeau The oxymoron embedded in the title reveals the contradiction behind any attempt to “visualize” oral history for historical curation. One could argue that oral history and, more broadly, sound, are such fundamentally aural experiences that they can’t be visualized at all. Even so, for historians, the meaning and …

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Is Perfect the Enemy of Good Enough?

Case Study: Is Perfect the Enemy of Good Enough?  Digital Video Preservation in the Age of Declining Budgets by Doug Boyd Digital video is a very large, complex and expensive format to curate on a large scale with no codified professional standards for preservation. This case study explores the efforts of the Louie B. Nunn …

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The Kentucky Oral History Commission

Case Study: The Kentucky Oral History Commission — the Digital Shift by Sarah Milligan  Looking back over a 35+ year granting agency specifically designed to support the documentation of oral history interviews, there have been many changes and adaptations to needs, both cultural and technological. My entrance into the Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC) staff …

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Audio or Video for Recording Oral History

Audio or Video for Recording Oral History: Questions, Decisions By Doug Boyd I am clearly preaching to the choir when I say to oral historians that audio interviewing creates an evocative and effective documentary record. I am an enormous promoter of professionally-recorded audio interviews. You can record professional sounding recordings using a $300 digital audio …

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