Release agreement - Form giving the interviewer permission to use an interview . The form will tell how the interview is to be used and if there are any limits on the use of the interview.
Restriction - To set limits.
Transcribe - To listen to a tape and write out the information given on the tape.
Video tape - Magnetic tape on which sound and pictures are recorded.

 Definitions came from The Scholastic Children's Dictionary, N. Y.: Scholastic, Inc., 1996, 648p., and from Record & Remember: Tracing Your Roots Through Oral History, by Ellen Epstein and Jane Lewit. Lanham, MD: Scarborough House, 1994, 114p.


Dunaway, David K. and Willa K. Baum. Oral History: An Interdisciplinary Anthology. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 1996, 431p

Epstein, Ellen and Jane Lewit. Record And Remember: Tracing Your Roots Through Oral History. Lanham, MD: Scarborough House, 1994, 114p.

Neuenschwander, John A. Oral History and The Law. Carlise, PA: Oral History Association, 1993, 53p.

Ritchie, Donald A. Doing Oral History. N. Y.: Twayne Publishers, 1995, 265p.



Oral History Association
Dickinson College
P. O. Box 1773
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 245-1036

Afro American Historical and Genealogical Association
P. O. Box 73086
Washington, D. C. 20056-3086

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