Have Your Kids Do A Family Oral History

Words of wisdom make more of an impression when you get them directly from the source. The Grand Generation: Interviewing Guide and Questionnaire ($1.50) lists guidelines for collecting folklore and oral history from older tradition-bearers. It includes a general guide to conducting interviews, a list of sample questions, and examples of ways to preserve and present findings. Family Folklore Interviewing Guide and Questionnaire ($1.75) is a guide to collecting family folklore, including background information on the importance of recording it, details on techniques and presentation, and a sample questionnaire. There is $4 shipping charge total per order. Contact Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services (SITES), Publications Department, Department 0564, Washington, DC 20073; 202-357-3168 ext. 117; {www.si.edu/}.

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