10 April 2007

San Francisco: Listen to the past on April 16

The Peninsula branch of the Jewish Genealogical Society of San Francisco Bay (JGSSFB)has scheduled a meeting with Irene Reti, Regional History Project director at UC Santa Cruz's University Library.

At 7.30 p.m. April 16, Reti will present "Listening to the Past: An Introduction to Oral History for the Family Historian," in Los Altos Hills.

Reti's project documents UCSC and California's Central Coast through oral history interviews. She has been an editor with the project since 1989, and chair of the publications committee of the National Oral History Association, which recently published Oral History for the Family Historian, A Basic Guide.

Reti authored The Keeper of Memory, a memoir about her life as the daughter of two Holocaust refugees, and publisher of A Transported Life: Memories of Kindertransport, The Oral History of Thea Felkis Eden, and others.

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