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Oral History Seminar

Virginia Woolf and Dame Ethel Smyth; photo courtesy of NYPL Digital Gallery Listening to Women: Documenting Women’s Lives through Oral History a six week non-credit course at BHS The Brooklyn Historical Society’s oral historian Sady Sullivan leads a seminar this … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Women

Yesterday, I was getting some ducks in order for the Brooklyn Navy Yard Oral History Project we’re working on and browsing through some audio recordings to double check dates of birth and I happened to listen to two striking moments. … Continue reading

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Oral History in Turkey

Oral history workshops are becoming really popular in Turkey. Professor Leyla Neyzi, who leads the workshops, was quoted in the New York Times as saying, “We have started to think very differently about our history.  The past is being rethought … Continue reading

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Listening to Women

The Brooklyn Historical Society announces a New Seminar: Listening to Women: Documenting Women’s Lives through Oral History A six-week non-credit course meeting once per week for 2 hours Wednesdays March 18, 2009 – April 29, 2009 6:30 – 8:30pm Registration … Continue reading

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