Rochester Institute of Technology: Oral History in Museums and Public History

December 5, 2013 • Post by

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Presentation at Rochester Institute of Technology, Department of Museum Studies, December 2013

Cindy VandenBosch was invited to speak with students and faculty in an undergraduate Oral History class in the Department of Museum Studies about Turnstile’s experience collecting, preserving, and utilizing oral history in the creation of tours, public programs, and online content. She spoke about her experience documenting stories of vendors and neighborhood residents in and around Brooklyn’s Moore Street Market, the use of oral history in our programs at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and her past work at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.