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What can you learn about how to do an interview by reading oral history interview transcripts on the effects of Jim Crow laws?

Click on the links that seem the most interesting to you.
Then choose one or two to read more completely.  Write the name of the person and from which link it originated.
Answer the following questions to help you do your own interview of an older relative:

1. What kinds of questions are asked in the beginning?

2.  When do the answers become more interesting?  What has the interviewer asked?

3. Do you find any of the stories interesting?  Which ones?  Why?

Interview transcripts about segregation in the Jim Crow South