Oral History

April Grayson provides a variety of oral history and personal history video services.


—  Oral history—


"The search for a connection between biography and history, between individual experience and the transformations of society."

Alessandro Portelli


—  Oral History Project Management—
Planning and overseeing oral history projects for schools, nonprofits, community groups, and other organizations

—  Oral History Training Sessions—
Leading workshops for students, teachers, community members, and organizations

—  Oral History Interviews—
Filming and/or interviewing
Including camera, microphones, and tripod

— Personal and Family History Interviews—
Filming, interviewing, minor editing, with final product on DVD, hard drive, or simple website
Including camera, microphones, and tripod

Example Projects

April Grayson and Kate Medley received the 2009 Elbert Hilliard Oral History Award for "Opening Doors, Forging New Paths,"
an oral history project on the integrations of the University of Mississippi Medical School and the University of Mississippi School of Law
A project of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation