Oral history

Local Histories: The One-Room Schoolhouse Project 1

I was recently contacted by Joy Forbes, author of a local history book on one-room schoolhouses in Ontario called Perseverance, Pranks, and Pride: Tales of the One-Room Schoolhouse. Local historians, like Forbes, work all across Canada producing fascinating histories of their communities. This one, in particular, caught my eye because […]

Oral History Forum Special Issue on Environmental History

Environmental historians with an interest in oral history research should check out the special issue of Oral History Forum that was recently published. Guest editors Alan MacEachern and Ryan O’Connor have assembled a fine collection of articles that reflect upon the practice of oral history methodologies in environmental history research. […]