Published on 01 March 2019
Oral histories have a special kind of magic. Hearing a person's voice gives you an insight into their personality that text alone cannot capture. The collection held at the Burnside Library are recordings of peoples' unique life experiences, and of scholarly talks given to the Burnside Historical Society.
We have recently acquired a device that allows us to convert the cassette tapes to mp3 format, preserving the histories for future generations of researchers.
To date, we have converted some exciting talks such as -
Many of these talks were recorded in the first instance by the Burnside Historical Society.
For the full list of histories available, see our Collection Highlights. To listen to an oral history, ask at the library desk when you next visit!
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