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This interview was conducted with Alice Goldfarb on June 12, 2019 in Hudson NY. Alice is a media studies grad student in Hudson for the 2019 Oral History Summer School, and is being interviewed by Alex Chouinard, a fellow participant. In this interview, Alice discusses her closest friendships, camp, and the community around it. Alice talks about the strength of these relationships and the impact they’ve had on her throughout her life. Alice touches on living in Boston, Oakland, and Washington DC. She also discusses the unique way time gets spent when you are young.
This interview would be of interest to those curious about camp, community and living in different American cities.
Alex Chouinard is a community worker, researcher, and country music dj in Toronto, ON. Currently, Alex works with the Students Commission supporting youth-led initiatives to develop program evaluations. Alex is interested in self-publishing, meme culture, and using oral history to capture communal experiences of grief & loss.
This interview is hereby made available for research purposes only. For additional uses (radio and other media, music, internet), please click here to inquire about permissions.
Oral history is an iterative process. In keeping with oral history values of anti-fixity, interviewees will have an opportunity to add, annotate and reflect upon their lives and interviews in perpetuity. Talking back to the archive is a form of “shared authority.”