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Theater of the Real: Conducting Interviews

How to find Plays written, compiled, or even improvised directly from ‘documentary’ sources.

Oral History Collections

Oral history

Photograph of John Bowman (right), in his garage, explaining how a moonshine still works to Mary Hufford and John Flynn. [1] Courtesy of the American Folklife Center, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. DATE: 31 January 1996. SOURCE:http://memory.loc.gov/afc/afccmns/lec071/lec07116v.jpg. AUTHOR:Lyntha Scott Eiler (Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress). This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States Federal Government under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code.

 

The American Folklife Center

How to Conduct an Oral Interview