Unlocking the Power of Oral History with Etta King

Talking with older relatives and community members about their lives is a great way for students to build practical skills, develop new relationships, and unlock exciting historical stories. Learn how to lead an oral history project with your students, be introduced to JWA’s myriad oral history resources, and brainstorm with colleagues about how to bring inter-generational story sharing into your classroom or community.

Session Recording

Session Materials and Handouts

Oral History Resources from JWA

Reading on the Benefits of Oral History and Story Sharing

Roleplaying Activity: Interview Don't's

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Covenant in Action—adDRESSING women's lives

Covenant in Action - adDRESSING women's lives from The Covenant Foundation on Vimeo.

A cartoon depiction of an interview from the website, Pixabay.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Unlocking the Power of Oral History with Etta King." (Viewed on September 23, 2019) <https://qa.jwa.org/teach/profdev/webinars/2014/oralhistory>.

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