All Ears: How to Incorporate Oral History into Your Research

Wednesday, December 14 at 06:00pm EST
Hybrid
Online and in-person
Presented By Brendon Duffy
Sponsored by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

After conducting interviews for two decades, Brendon Duffy will share how to prepare for, conduct, record and preserve an oral history interview.

Most important, he will discuss how they can be useful to you in your genealogical research. Some unique oral history resources available in New York and beyond will also be explored.

About the presenter

On a family trip to his grandfather’s hometown in Ireland in 1982, Brendon Duffy fell in love with genealogy and has been working on all aspects of family history—both his own and others’—ever since.

Brendon has been a professional writer, editor and archivist and earned his Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University in 2018.

He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and lives in Central Minnesota with his wife and three children, who hold him accountable for spending as much time with living relatives as dead ones.