Family tales, Family Wisdom, How to Gather the Stories of a Lifetime and Share Them with Your Family,
by Dr. Robert Ukeret. William Morrow, NY, 1991 (paperback, Holt, 1992).
Your Mythic Journey, Finding Meaning in Your Life through Writing and Storytelling,
by Sam Keen, Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1989.
Recording Your Family History,
by T. William Fletcher. Ten Speed Press, Berkeley, CA, 1989
This company’s web site, toll-free phone system, and customer
care process make it easy to collect voice-based toasts, tributes and
memories from family and friends. They also offer “music boxes that
play memories” for playing and preserving the voices.
The Association of Personal Historians
A non-profit professional association whose mission is to help people preserve
life stories and memories.
American Memory is the Library of Congress repository of primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site offers more than 7 million digital items from more than 100 historical collections.
Oral History Questions
Sample questions for interviewing your family members.
How to create an ethical will.