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Folklife and Fieldwork: An Introduction to Field Techniques

Additional Reading

Image: Mr. and Mrs. Josh Easter of Surry County, North Carolina Mr. and Mrs. Josh Easter of Surry County, North Carolina, with the assistance of Wally Macnow (left), peel apples for drying, as Terry Eiler (behind the camera) and Bob Fulcher videotape the process. From the American Folklife Center's 1978 Blue
Ridge Parkway Folklife Project. Photo by Lyntha Scott Eiler

Allen, Barbara, and William L. Montell. From Memory to History: Using Oral Sources in Local Historical Research. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1981.

Baum, Willa K. Oral History for the Local Historical Society. 3rd ed., rev. Walnut Creek, Calif.; AltaMira Press, 1995

Davis, Cullom, Kathryn Black, and Kay McLean. Oral History: From Tape to Type. Chicago: American Library Association, 1977.

Hall, Stephanie A. Ethnographic Collections in the Archive of Folk Culture: A Contributor's Guide. Washington, DC: Publications of the American Folklife Center, no.20, 1995.
(Available online at www.loc.gov/folklife/cg.html)

Ives, Edward. The Tape Recorded Interview. 2nd ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee, 1995.

Ives, Edward and Jackson, Bruce. The World Observed: Reflections on the Fieldwork Process. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1996.

Jackson, Bruce. Fieldwork. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Ritchie, Donald A. Doing Oral History. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1995.

Taylor, David A. Documenting Maritime Folklife: An Introductory Guide. Washington, DC: Publications of the American Folklife Center, no. 17, 1992.
(Available online at www.loc.gov/folklife/maritime)

 

 

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