Hearing the voice of a relative for the first time…

Have you ever thought of using oral history recordings in your family or local history research? Recording your own interviews with relatives is a valuable addition to your research.  However, previously recorded interviews can also provide family and local history Read More …

Remembering the general store

General stores were a central feature of most country towns.  They provided a wide range of goods and services, and were run by local families. The general store in Meadows, in the Mount Lofty Ranges of South Australia, was built Read More …

Review: Using FamilySearch Apps to record Oral Histories

I recently came across an interesting blog post, encouraging family historians to record oral histories with family members using FamilySearch apps and then to add them to their FamilySearch family trees. Oral history is a wonderful way of recording family Read More …