Western Pennsylvanial Historical Coalition

March 25, 2024

Doing Oral History

Social / Cultural

Local / Community

First Person / Eyewitness

Human Interaction / Conversation

Everybody’s there to be found.

Studs Terkel

Television in America: An Autobiography – Talkin’ with Terkel

Doing Oral History

Capture + Preserve + Share

One-Room School Houses

Farming & Agriculture

Coal Mining

How I Became a Coal Miner

Joe "Sonny" Fogle

Oral History in the Community

Coalmining Women

Appalshop. Elizabeth Barret, 1981, 16mm Film.

Veteran Experience

Special Purpose Stories

Doing Oral History

Capture + Preserve + Share

Time Waits for No One

Just Do It - Set a Date - Learn as You Go

Text - Audio - Video - Longform - Creative Shortform

Make a Program - Create a Collection - Engage & Be Active in the Community

Celebrate the Voices & Stories of Our Time