Oral History Workshop with Richard Cheu

Date And Time

Sat, March 14, 2020, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM PDT

Sunday, March 15, 2020, 11:00 – 1:00PDT

Location

Chinese Historical Society of America Museum

965 Clay St

San Francisco, CA 94108

Join us at CHSA for your chance to learn the best techniques and practices for keeping your family history alive!

About this Event

Interested in keeping your family stories and history alive forever? Learn how with historian Richard Cheu! Richard will be hosting an oral history workshop for fellow historians, professors, students, and other interested researchers so that they can learn the best practices for conducting oral history research.

Richard has been conducting research on Chinese American history since the 1980s. He also conducted monthly oral history interviews at the Museum of the Chinese in America (MOCA) and has recorded the stories of his late wife and mother. His expertise in oral history will provide attendees with a workshop that discusses the importance of oral history, legal considerations, and while also giving participants the opportunity to practice interview and listening techniques.

Seating is limited – Your ticket includes entry to CHSA galleries & exhibits.

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  1. IMHO, the oral history is the most important part of family history. All genealogist say you should start with what you know best, ie your immediate family. From there you figuratively ‘hang onto’ your family tree such embellishments as NARA files, census reports, newspaper articles, media objects, etc. ~dj

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