Services

Services for universities, foundations, museums, archives, local communities and historic societies: 
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Services for individuals, families, businesses, schools, elder communities and organizations:
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For universities, foundations, museums, archives, local communities and historic societies: 

We are available for short- and long-term project work, providing you with all necessary know–how and experts, in Europe and USA. 

Oral History Productions USA – Europe provides

  • Research
  • Training and workshops
  • Production services
  • Coordinating services
  • Project management
  • Quality control
  • Interviewer support
  • Editing services
  • Transcribing services
  • Interview analysis

Oral History Productions USA – Europe provides global support to create an archive of oral history interviews and transform the recordings into edited multimedia documents, exhibits, a film, a book, into Web sites, performances, teaching tools, and much more. 

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In our oral history seminars and training workshops you can learn the art of listening and interviewing, and learn oral history methodology and interviewing techniques

We also offer interactive classes, encouraging participants to create memoirs, films, exhibits, publications and artwork, based on personal stories. 

We support hospice nurses and those close to hospice patients who are interested in incorporating oral history listening skills into their invaluable work. 

We work with new immigrants and refugees. Together we explore history, culture and ethnicity to foster understanding across cultures, belief systems, gender and other divides.  

Our autobiography groups and support groups for seniors meet several times a week in New York City. 

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We are ready to travel to any location within the United States and in Europe. Our team of expert colleagues and associates provides you with extensive experience and local expertise.

Working languages in our team are English, German, Italian, Spanish, Yiddish.

Speakers of French, Russian, Polish and other European languages are available as necessary.

Working languages in our team are English, German, Italian, Spanish, Yiddish.
Speakers of French, Russian, Polish and other European languages are available as necessary.

Consulting and project fees depend on project size, time involvement and location. 

 

For individuals, families, businesses, schools, elder communities and organizations:  

We customize each project according to your wishes and budget, using the format that best fits your needs:  

  • Video
  • Digital and/or analog audio
  • CD
  • DVD
  • Print
  • Web sites

A basic life history interview on video (VHS or DVD) - up to 90 minutes - can be filmed in half a day and delivered, slightly edited, for $2.500.

A basic life history interview, delivered on audio (tape, CD or mini-disk), with very basic cuts and edits – up to two hours – can be produced for $1.000. 

If you want to tell the story of an entire family, a business, an elder community, or a group of former classmates, we will develop a budget together with you.  

Autobiography groups and support groups for seniors meet once a week, in New York City, for 90 minutes. Participation is free for persons over 65 with Medicare and supplemental insurance (AARP). Co-payment for all others is $18.

If you want to write your own memoir and don’t know where to start, we coach you in person and by phone, and provide ongoing support.  

 

 

Carl Jung: I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.