Oral History Paper Proposal

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For the purposes of this class, your Method and Primary Informant Sources are particularly important as much of our focus will be on the interview and transcription process. Nonetheless, you want to attach your interviews to a strong proposal and purpose so they will have meaning. You may wish to add some categories to the basic informant information below, depending upon your questions.

FINAL PROPOSAL CHECKLIST

-Use Times Roman Font 12 (change microsoft font)
-Double space the text of your question and your hypothesis
-Include a thoughtful hypothesis
-put your sources in the correct bibliographic form (Chicago)
-include page numbers
-proof for clarity

1-Question: Ask a question, and then underneath it, expand to explain your curiosity.
2-Method: Oral History and Biography
3-Bibliography

A. Primary Sources

1-Interviewees (PLEASE INCLUDE GRID INFO BELOW)

2-Other Primary Sources

B. Secondary Sources

1-Book-length Studies

2-Recent Articles

4-Hypothesis: What do you expect to find?

1-Question: Ask a question, and then underneath it, expand to explain your curiosity.
2-Method: Oral History and Biography
3-Bibliography

A. Primary Sources

1-Interviewees

Name

Contact Info.

Year-Place Born

Family Info.

Education/ Career

Significant Events

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2-Other Primary Sources

B. Secondary Sources

1-Book-length Studies

2-Recent Articles

4-Hypothesis: What do you expect to find?