Category Archives: Newsletter

Posts that either carry a newsletter or teases for a newsletter

Winter 2021 Issue – Current Issue

  • Conducting Oral Interviews Remotely: Using Your Smartphone for Oral Interviews
  • Detroit 48202: Conversations Along a Postal Route
  • Memoriamedia Review
  • Voices from the fight: An oral history of the four-year movement to defeat Donald Trump
  • Book Review: “A2 Insight; the Interviews”
  • The Oral Interview Adds to the Stories of Food and Restaurants in the U.P.
  • Passing of John D. Shaw

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Fall 2020 Issue

  • Book Review Series: “Untold Tales, Unsung Heroes: An Oral History of Detroit’s African American Community 1918-1967”
  • LGBTQ Oral Histories at Wayne State University Leave an Impact on Students
  • Incorporating Self-Care Into Oral History Methodology
  • The Twists and Turns of University Presidential Interviews
  • The Protection of Human Subjects in Research and Institutional Review
  • Board Oversight: OHA July 2020 Update
  • New Oral History Podcast from the National Park Service

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Summer 2020 Issue

  • Tips for Teaching Oral History in the Age of COVID
  • Remote Oral History Interviewing
  • Michigan History Day Award for Best Use of Oral History, HSM
  • COVID-19: Save Your Story
  • WSU Archival Administration Oral History Project
  • How a Pandemic Crisis Changes Oral History
  • Interviewing University Presidents
  • OHA Conference Moves Online

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Spring 2020 Issue

  • Remote Oral History Interviewing
  • Library of Michigan: COVID-19: Save Your Story
  • Oral History at a Distance: Conducting Remote Interviews
  • Vermont Folklife Center guide for remote interviewing
  • Oral History Society guide for remote interviewing
  • We Heard the Bells: The Influenza of 1918
  • Detroit Quarantine 2020

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Winter 2020 Issue

  • MOHA 2020 Conference slate of presentations (Note: Conference Postponed due to COVID-19)
  • “A Guide for Doing Successful Oral Histories” (MOHA)
  • Preserving Digital Cultural Heritage
  • Hiltunen presents at the Finnish Oral History Network’s Annual Oral History Symposium
  • Invading Russia; A Michigan Polar Bear Confronts the Bolsheviks in 1918
  • Upper Peninsula Oral History Collection
  • The Story Behind the Bixby Marionettes
  • Transcribing Oral History Guide

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Fall 2019 Issue

  • Wiskemann Receives Lifetime Achievement Award, HSM
  • MOHA 2020 Conference Call for Proposals (Note: Conference Postponed due to COVID-19)
  • 2019 Michigan Genealogical Council Fall Family History Event
  • EMU Archives Oral History Program
  • Learning Your Equipment is nowhere near as difficult as learning to listen
  • Saving the Agricultural Heritage of the Upper Peninsula
  • Michigan History Day MOHA’s Award for Best Use of Oral History

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Summer 2019 Issue

  • Ndbaajmowinaanin: “Our Stories” (Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians
  • PAVE the Way Project Preserves Neighborhood History in Lansing
  • Future Historians Oral History Day at Michigan History Center
  • An Oral History of Women Jazz Musicians
  • The Archives of American Art’s Oral History Style Guide
  • Romanies in Michigan
  • Missing Information: Going Beyond Your Oral History Interview
  • MSU’s Faculty Grievance Procedure: A Half-Century of a Non-union System for Resolving Faculty Grievances History

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Spring 2019 Issue

  • Critical Lifelines: Portraits and Stories of Home Care Workers
  • The Schizophrenia Oral History Project
  • Michigan Political History Society’s James J. Blanchard Living Library of Michigan Political History
  • Studs Terkel, Radio Talk Show Host and Oral Historian
  • Using Oral History in Museums and Libraries

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Winter 2019 Issue (January 2019)

The following content is included in this Winter 2019 issue:

  • Archiving Unheard Voices: Community-Based and Participatory Oral History Projects
  • Storytelling: An Oral Tradition Tells the Stories – Past and Present – Of Individuals
  • Refuge Lansing
  • The Sweetness of Freedom Stories of Immigrants review
  • Voices of Homelessness
  • National Award for Detroit 67: Looking Back to Move Forward
  • “Michigan in Perspective” The Local History Conference
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Fall 2018 Issue

The following issue is from Fall 2018, it has the following content:

  • The Michigan PBB Oral History Project
  • Take-Aways from OHA 2018 in Montreal
  • MSU Archives unveils it’s new website – Voices of MSU
  • MSU Libraries Provides New Ways to Access Digitized Oral Histories Online
  • Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown bad Presentation Recordings
  • Kalamazoo Wings Oral History Project
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Summer 2018 Issue

The following issue is from Summer 2018, it has the following content:

  • National Filby Award Presented to Library of Michigan’s Tim Gleisner
  • Lindsay Hiltunen receives Historical Society of Michigan Award
  • Voices of History Come alive for High School Students: Japanese Americans describe Their Lives in Imprisonment
  • Voices of History Come alive for High School Students: Latino Veterans’ Voices Project
  • Memories of Five Nisei: The Untold Stories of 5 Former US Prisoners
  • Union Time: Fighting for Worker Rights
  • 2018 OHA Annual Meeting Announcement
  • Board Officers and Board Members were featured in the Spring 2018 Issue
  • Michigan Museum Association Conference: Themes of Leadership Announcement
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Spring 2018 Issue

The following issue is from Spring 2018, it has the following content:

  • Learning from American Indian Oral Traditions
  • Beginning Genealogy: Easy as 1,2,3 by Brenda Leyndyke
  • Writing Project Pairs Students with Elderly
  • 7 Tips for Oral History Interviews
  • Black Voices in Copper Country
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Winter 2018 Issue

The following issue is from Winter 2018, it has the following content:

  • “Rosie the Riveter” Wins Award
  • 2018 OHA Annual Meeting
  • Annual Midwestern History Conference Announcement
  • Veterans History Project
  • Exciting Individual Stories: “Charlie” Kettles
  • Memories from the Edge of the Abyss: Evaluating the Oral Accounts of World War II Veterans
  • All Hands on Deck: Preserving Home Front History of World War II
  • Resolution: Patricia Pilling
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Fall 2017 Issue

The following issue is from Fall 2017, it has the following content:

  • Michigan Voices 2017: Forum Announcement and Call for Presentations
  • Growing Community in Oceana County
  • African American Oral History Archive in Ypsilanti
  • Imagine Flint: Our Voices Together
  • Preparation for Oral Histories: Paperwork – Tips and Guidance from MOHA’s “A Guide for Doing Successful Oral Histories”
  • EduPath: Civil Rights Through Oral History
  • 2017 OHA Annual Meeting
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Spring 2017 Issue

The following issue is from Spring 2017, it has the following content:

  • Detroit 67 Oral and Written History Project
  • The Veterans History Project: World War I Centennial
  • Oral History in the Liberal arts: Participatory Pedagogy for Community-Based and Archives-Informed Learning in the Liberal Arts Using Oral History and Digital Storytelling
  • The Sierra Leone Amputees Oral History Project
  • Larger Than Life: An Oral History of WrestleMania III
  • Preparation for Oral Histories: Partnerships – Tips and Guidance from MOHA’s “A Guide for Doing Successful Oral Histories”
  • Women’s March on Washington – Michigan Interviews
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Winter 2017 Issue

The following issue is from Winter 2017, it has the following content:

  • Women’s March
  • Gi-gikinomaage-min (We are all teachers): Preserving the memories of Urban Native American West Michigan
  • Recommendations and Resources for Recording Oral History
  • War Memories: Intergenerational and Intercultural Oral History Project
  • Hard-Of-Hearing Heroes Project
  • Michigan History Day Announcement
  • “Michigan in Perspective”, the 2017 Local History Conference of Historical Society of Michigan
  • A message from the national Oral History Association
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Fall 2016 Issue

The following issue is from Fall 2016, it has the following content:

  • Information regarding the Midwest Regional Oral History Forum by MOHA in collaboration with the 2016 Summit on Racism
  • Engaging the Wisdom Oral History Project
  • WC’s, WASP’s, SPARs, and the Marines: Nicknames, Recruiting, and the Wartime Experience of Servicewomen from Grand Rapids
  • Cultural Understanding Through Heritage Grant
  • The “Genius” of Oral History by Sherry Tuffin
  • Who is a Farmer?
  • What Oral History is NOT
  • One of Michigan Communities’ Cultural Projects: “Many Stories One Heritage”
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Summer 2016 Issue

The following issue is from Summer 2016, it has the following content:

  • The 2016 Michigan History Day Awards for Best Use of Oral History
  • The “Detroit 1967: Looking back to MOVE FORWARD” Collection on the 50th commemoration of the civil unrest
  • Guidelines For Transcribing Oral Histories by Lynn Simmons
  • Giving Voice to Diverse communities through history: Asian Pacific American Community
  • Announcement of the 2016 OHA Annual Meeting in Long Beach, California
  • Using Oral History in the Classroom by Jim Cameron
  • Announcement of the 2016 Midwest Regional Oral History Forum by MOHA
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Winter 2016 Issue

The following issue is from Winter 2016, it has the following content:

  • Thoughts on Transcribing Oral Histories by Lynn Simmons
    • Next Issue in Series on Transcribing:
      • Working With a Transcriber, Verbatim or Edited Transcript, the Transcribing Process, and Becoming a Transcriber
  • Followup to the MOHA November 2015 Forum
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Fall 2015 Issue

The following issue is from Fall 2015, it has the following content:

  • Discussions of te 2015 Strategic Plan for Michigan Oral History Association
  • Information regarding 2015 MOHA Forum: What’s Happening in Oral History in the State of Michigan
  • An afternoon with Reuther Library Founding Director, Dr. Philip P. Mason
  • Preservation Through Digitization
    • MotorCities supports Presentation at Vincent Voice Library
    • New Guide to Audio Preservation Gives Non-Specialists Expert Information
    • “Uprising of ’34” Interviews to be digitized
    • Michigan Oral History Association Strategic Plan – Committees, Responsibilities, and Chair
      • Organizational Structure
      • Communications Committee
      • Program Committee
      • Membership and Outreach Committee
      • Nominations and Elections Committee
      • Finance Committee
      • Education Committee
      • Strategic Relationships
    • New Initiatives from StoryCorps
    • Oral History vs Oral Interviews
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