Oral history

Darrick Williams (neruda@MERCURY.SFSU.EDU)
Mon, 13 Mar 1995 15:48:17 -0800

> I would like to get some feed back from the list regarding the
> validity/value of "life histories" or "oral histories" and
> their contribution to the social sciences.
> I'm currently conducting a series of interviews with a refugee from
> Guatemala here in San Francisco and intend to compose an oral history.
> A particular issue of interest to me is reciprocity. Anyone's comments
> are welcome, especially those of you whom may have written an oral
> history before.
> Darrick Williams
> San Francisco State University
> neruda@mercury.sfsu.edu
> Prisons are built with stones of law,
> Brothels with bricks of religion.
> -William Blake-