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Free oral history workshop at Main Library
By: Lily King-Cisneros
02/19/13 10:46 AM

Feb. 19, 2013
Library
Contact: Lily King-Cisneros
Tel. 480-644-4119
Lily.King-Cisneros@mesaaz.gov
 
 
Mesa, AZ – Before the internet and text books, history was passed through the spoken word.  Learn how to use your this method called oral history by attending a free workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from noon to 3:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Main Library, 64 E. First St.
           
Danette Turner, author and oral historian and Sarah Moorhead, Past President of the Southwest Oral History Association, will be teaching practical approaches and solutions to the practice of oral history.   
           
The Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA) was founded in 1981 to serve practitioners of oral history in Arizona, Southern California, Nevada, and New Mexico. SOHA supports and promotes oral history as a method for exploring and recording history, culture and current experiences in the southwest.
 
Pre-registration is required.  Please contact Sarah Moorhead at (480) 962-6227 or sarahemoorhead@yahoo.com before Feb. 21.  Class size is limited to 19 participants. 
 
For more information about SOHA, visit them at: http://www.southwestoralhistory.org.
 
 
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