Digging In and Opening Up: How to Get the Most Out of Your Family Interviews.
Are you interested in interviewing your family, but don't know where to start? Tina Beaird will show you how to set up an oral history interview, what equipment to use, and the types of questions to ask. She will also walk you through how to begin to identify those boxes of photos that you've inherited throughout the years, using genealogical tools and observation techniques.
Tina Beaird is the owner of Tamarack Genealogy and is a Genealogy & Local History librarian at the Plainfield Public Library in Plainfield, IL. She holds a Masters of Library and Information Science degree with a specialization in Archives/Preservation from Dominican Univ. Tina has won multiple research and digitization grants to preserve and digitize historic documents and photographs.
Cost: $20/members and $25/non-members
Sign-up and payment by calling 253-863-1806; or stop by the library at 1007 Main St., Sumner WA 98390
Deadline for signup/payment: November 11, 2021
A link will be sent to your email the day before the class. If less than 5 sign up it will be cancelled and you will be notified.