The types of questions you ask are critical to the success of your interview. This article provides tips on asking open-ended questions that will help you to establish a rapport with the interviewee.
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In Part 4 of our series on oral history interviews, we share tips on supplies, equipment, and the types of questions you should ask.
NFHC President Ronny Coleman highlights recent organization successes and the need for funding to further improve document preservation capabilities.
In Part 3 of our series on oral history interviews, we provide you with tips for preplanning your interview.
In Part 2 of the Oral History series, we take a look at interview styles and ethical considerations for oral history interviews.