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A Step-By-Step Guide to Your Genealogical Treasure Hunt

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Long Distance Interviews


You won't always be able to sit down with your subjects. Some of them may live far away from you. In those cases, your interviews can take place over the telephone or by letter-questionnaire.

However you do it, conducting a successful oral history interview isn't always easy. Some of it depends on your relatives: What they know, what they are willing to talk about, and how much they remember.

But with a little effort, you can piece together a fascinating story about your family and ancestors.

Find more information and resources on Your Family's History.

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