Free How To session offered at Forest Lawn
How to do Oral History at Forest Lawn: June 19 and 26
This Press release announces two hands on learning sessions for conducting oral history.
Forest Lawn will offer Collecting Oral History: A “How to” Workshop Saturday, June 19, 2004, and Saturday, June 26, 2004, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (reservations requested) at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive. The event is the first in a three-part workshop “Celebrate the Memorial Impulse: Collecting and Preserving Family Memories.” This series will provide an adult audience of all ages with opportunities to learn how to memorialize their lives and family histories and to preserve treasured family photographs, letters, and memorabilia.
The Collecting Oral History event will cover the essentials needed to produce audio or videotaped interviews. Interactive exercises will provide participants the opportunity to practice interview techniques and develop questioning strategies.