The Resource Oral history, community, and work in the American West, Jessie L. Embry, editor, (ebook)

Oral history, community, and work in the American West, Jessie L. Embry, editor, (ebook)

Label
Oral history, community, and work in the American West
Title
Oral history, community, and work in the American West
Statement of responsibility
Jessie L. Embry, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The essays in this volume are case studies of the importance of oral history in understanding community and work in the American West"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
978/.034
Index
index present
LC call number
F595
LC item number
.O73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Embry, Jessie L
  • NC Live e-Pub Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
Label
Oral history, community, and work in the American West, Jessie L. Embry, editor, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3411850
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Reflections -- Stories of community and work in the Redd Center Oral History Program / Jessie L. Embry -- A two-way street: explaining and creating community through oral history / Barbara Allen Bogart -- Probing memory and experience: the untapped potential of oral history (re)collections / Laurie Mercier -- Examples of neglected groups -- "Everybody worked back then": oral history, memory and Indian economies in northern California / William Bauer -- Bittersweet memories: oral history, Mexican Americans, and the power of place / Jose M. Alamillo -- "That's all we knew": an oral history of family labor in the American Southwest -Skott Brandon Vigil -- "Colorado has been real good to us": an oral history project with Japanese Americans in Weld County, Colorado / Georgia Wier -- Using oral history to record the story of the Las Vegas African American community / Claytee White -- Women at work in Las Vegas, 1940-1980 / Joanne L. Goodwin -- "Every woman has a story": Donna Joy McGladrey's Alaskan adventure / Sandra K. Mathews -- Searching for the rest of the story: documenting the Dee School of Nursing / John Sillito, Sarah Langsdon, and Marci Farr -- The Utah Eagle Forum: legitimizing political activism as women's work / Melanie Newport -- Essential sources -- Creating community: telling the story of the Mormons in Fort Collins, Colorado / Linda M. Meyer -- Every mine, every cow camp, every ranch: oral history as field work / Leisl Carr Childers -- Oral history among the orchards: a look at the James George Stratton family / Kristi Young -- Afterword: when history talks back / Clyde A. Milner II
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vii, 350 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3411850
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3411850
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3411850
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10748746
  • (CaONFJC)MIL513249
  • (OCoLC)923439229
Label
Oral history, community, and work in the American West, Jessie L. Embry, editor, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3411850
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Reflections -- Stories of community and work in the Redd Center Oral History Program / Jessie L. Embry -- A two-way street: explaining and creating community through oral history / Barbara Allen Bogart -- Probing memory and experience: the untapped potential of oral history (re)collections / Laurie Mercier -- Examples of neglected groups -- "Everybody worked back then": oral history, memory and Indian economies in northern California / William Bauer -- Bittersweet memories: oral history, Mexican Americans, and the power of place / Jose M. Alamillo -- "That's all we knew": an oral history of family labor in the American Southwest -Skott Brandon Vigil -- "Colorado has been real good to us": an oral history project with Japanese Americans in Weld County, Colorado / Georgia Wier -- Using oral history to record the story of the Las Vegas African American community / Claytee White -- Women at work in Las Vegas, 1940-1980 / Joanne L. Goodwin -- "Every woman has a story": Donna Joy McGladrey's Alaskan adventure / Sandra K. Mathews -- Searching for the rest of the story: documenting the Dee School of Nursing / John Sillito, Sarah Langsdon, and Marci Farr -- The Utah Eagle Forum: legitimizing political activism as women's work / Melanie Newport -- Essential sources -- Creating community: telling the story of the Mormons in Fort Collins, Colorado / Linda M. Meyer -- Every mine, every cow camp, every ranch: oral history as field work / Leisl Carr Childers -- Oral history among the orchards: a look at the James George Stratton family / Kristi Young -- Afterword: when history talks back / Clyde A. Milner II
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
vii, 350 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3411850
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3411850
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3411850
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10748746
  • (CaONFJC)MIL513249
  • (OCoLC)923439229

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