Examples of oral history in a Sentence
I'm reading an oral history of the Great Depression.
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In the way of oral history there were no names, no dates.
Olivia’s material culture is secure—with many original albums still shrink-wrapped— but full oral histories and narrative memoirs are needed to pass along this torch of music activism.
Calvert Island is also of profound importance to the Heiltsuk: Housty said there are burial sites and ancient villages on the land, and oral histories tell of a long Heiltsuk presence there.
Drawing on the oral histories of current residents, the film celebrates a unique and vibrant culture.
There will be another oral history collection at Park Central on April 7.
D'Amato's winning entries included The Making of Erin Hills: The complete story (projects) and The Ice Bowl, 50 years later: An oral history of the Packers-Cowboys 1967 Championship Game (features).
Vulture has put together an oral history of Bob Costas having pink eye at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.
Alex Belth has a great oral history of the late sports magazine, Inside Sports.
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ORAL HISTORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oral history for English Language Learners
: recorded information about the past that you get from talking to people about their experiences, families, etc.
: a book, article, etc., that is based on oral history
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