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Contributing Oral Histories to the Tacoma Community History Project: Prepare Your Oral History

This guide was created for college course outside of the UW Tacoma that create assignments that will contribute an oral history to the Tacoma Community History Project. If you have questions or are developing a class that would like to contribute oral his

Permission & Release Forms

Please include both of these forms in your project.  A interview release form should be signed by every person you intervierw.

Notification Letter

You may use this letter to inform prosepctive interviewees about the Community History Project.

Project Templates

Please use these templates when putting together the final version of your project, which will be donated to and stored in the Library.  Here are a few notes about templates:

  • The areas you must fill out/modify are in brackets.
  • Please do not modify the font or formatting in the documents.
  • Please save the documents in the orginal file format (.rtf or Rich Text Format)