Legacy, created in cooperation with the Family History and Church History Departments, highlights some of the remarkable history of the Church and shares incredible stories of members' faith, perseverance, hope, and inspiration.
When we speak of personal histories we think most often of autobiographies, journals, or even scrapbooks, but what about cultures where there is no written tradition? How do they record their history? What about videotape or digital recordings? What effect does technology have on recording of history? Melvin Thatcher of the Family History Department and Matt Heiss of the Church History Department discuss oral history.