Welcome to the library guide for INTD 203: Social Foundations of American Education. This guide will provide you with resources to complete your High School Project and other Assignments.
You may run into items or content that is not accessible online (e.g. yearbooks, statistics, newsletters). In addition this material may not be archived in catalogs or databases. The best way to get your hands on this content is by physically visiting locations that collect archival materials. The following is a list of locations, and the best person to contact at these locations:
"Oral history refers both to a method of recording and preserving oral testimony and to the product of that process. It begins with an audio or video recording of a first person account made by an interviewer with an interviewee (also referred to as narrator), both of whom have the conscious intention of creating a permanent record to contribute to an understanding of the past. A verbal document, the oral history, results from this process and is preserved and made available in different forms to other users, researchers, and the public. A critical approach to the oral testimony and interpretations are necessary in the use of oral history" (Oral History Association, 2009).
Links to some helpful websites on creating oral histories
Links to oral history examples
Oral History Association. (2009). Principles for Oral History and Best Practices for Oral History. Retrieved October 8, 2012 from http://www.oralhistory.org/about/principles-and-practices/