The IDCL team is very excited to announce our recent grant award from the Summerlee Foundation! As part of their Texas History Program, the Summerlee Foundation has funded a diverse range of projects from all regions of Texas. These projects have included the disciplines of archaeology, archives, libraries, media, museums, middle and secondary schools, higher … Continue reading Summerlee Foundation Grant Announcement
Interviewing: Our Experience
Cat (Sketches from Life), Shen Zhou The day before the interview, I grab a journal and simply jot down a few questions that I definitely want to ask and leave some space in between each to write down follow up topics when I conduct the actual interview. There are times when people jump from topic to … Continue reading Interviewing: Our Experience
“Do you have another question?” Oral History Interviewing: Ethics and Best Practices | Episode Three
The Apple Paring, Clementine Hunter This is a step-by-step piece on oral history interviewing. We will discuss designing an oral history collection, background research, and getting in touch with narrators. Lastly, we’re going to address pre-interviewing and interviewing best practices. Step One: Project Design and Background Research As we’ve mentioned in the first episode of … Continue reading “Do you have another question?” Oral History Interviewing: Ethics and Best Practices | Episode Three
Scapegoating During Crisis: How one adjective affected an entire country
—by Chase Bartlett
MEET US: Denisha Jenkins
Denisha Jenkins is an experienced storyteller, and she uses stories to foster inclusivity in the workplace.
Telling Austin’s Whole Story
How African American history in Austin remains relatively unrecognized—by Chase Bartlett
Meet Us: Noelle Salerno
Part I of our series that looks into the lives of IDCL’s Board Members and how they are making the Austin community a more equitable place.
In or Out? Forming Identity without Excluding Others
How to form positive identity without excluding others—by Chase Bartlett