Ives, Edward, Bill Weinberg and William Wyatt 1972-11-10

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Edward Ives, Bill Weinberg and William Wyatt discuss their individual oral history projects along with the value of preserving oral history.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Edward Ives, Bill Weinberg, and William Wyatt

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Date: November 10, 1972

Location: Austin, Texas


Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Ives: Introduction to the tape, Discussion of oral history techniques in the collection, of folk music in the Northeastern United States and Canada, Validity of techniques reviewed, Comments on disappearing lifestyle of lumbermen, Weinberg: High school oral history and folklore project in Georgia described, Foxfire publication examined.

Tape 1, Side 2: Weinberg (continued): Speculations on alleged success of folklore and oral history, Cites examples of letters inquiring about the oral project, Student representative speaks on the oral history project, Questions and comments from the audience, Dangers of success explored, Wyatt: Comments on America’s disappearing landscape.

Tape 2, Side 1: Wyatt (continued): Interpretations of Jeffersonian ideology, Explores the character of small rural towns, Suggestions on research into rural America made.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1972

Bulk Dates: 1972

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