Auditing and Editing Oral Histories: An Intern’s Perspective
Archives of American Art
Smithsonian staff publications
Summer intern Emma Kibblewhite shares about a summer spent with the Archives of American Art’s oral history collection. Jennifer Snyder, Emma Kibblewhite, and Simone Zehren, ready to audit oral history interviews. Photo: Emma Kbblewhite A few weeks ago, I was in New York with my friend Fannie, trying to hit as many museums on 5th Ave as possible in one day. We started at MoMA, and soon Fannie realized her grave mistake: she was in for a full day of fun facts and anecdotes about whatever work of art was in front of us. “Jo Baer. Minimalist. She has a...