Veterans History Project “How-to-Record-an-Interview”

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Veterans History Project “How-to-Record-an-Interview”

The Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress has put together guidelines for interviewing the veterans in your family, together with excerpts from veteran interviews.Download the guidelines at LC’s site on iTunes U, part of the familiar Apple iTunes application. This distribution system allows users to download select educational content such as LC lectures, language lessons, films, and audiobooks. To learn more, visit

The Mission of the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war. Learn more at To share you or your famiy’s stories with VHP, email and place “My VHP RSS Story” in the subject line.

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Nancy Loe has an MA in American History and an MLS in Library Science and Archives. She has appeared on PBS’s American Experience, at Rootstech, SCGS Jamboree, and state and regional genealogy conferences. Her website was featured in Family Tree Magazine's “Social Media Mavericks: 40 to Follow.”