Technical Details

The Technical Side

Marantz Digital Recorder 660A small team of interviewers collected memories using a Marantz Digital Recorder 660.  This was small, easy to use, worked off either battery or the mains, and was not intrusive, as it has an integral microphone.

An InterviewTranscriptions were made using Express Scribe, a downloaded computer transcription program.  Foot pedals enabled the transcriber to move backwards and forwards within the recording.

To produce the book, we employed a book designer who assembled our written text onto pages, scanned and inserted photographs as appropriate, designed a layout and generally made a pile of paper into a readable book.