Oral history as a discipline and the history of Rochester, New York, in the twentieth century. Students will learn how to conduct, preserve and use oral histories to engage audiences in historical narratives.
This infoguide will provide you with suggested resources for conducting research within historic newspapers. As the focus of this class's research is within the Rochester, NY, area recommended newspapers include:
The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
The database collection, NYS Historical Newspapers
The New York Times
The Frederick Douglass Voice (partially digitized, continuing project)