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Gibson, Faith (15 of 17).  Oral History of Oral History

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  • Recording date

    2011-03-10, 2011-07-21, 2011-09-20, 2012-03-22

  • Recording locations

    Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland

  • Interviewees

    Gibson, Faith, 1931- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Wilkinson, Robert (speaker, male)

  • Abstract

    Part 15: Ethical considerations. Recording of Priscilla Young, the first director of CCETSW is in the British Library. She stayed with Faith for three or four days and was recorded. Transcribed. Article published as a result. Some funding from BASW. Other recordings are not archived. Mentions potato inspector tapes might go to the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, the National Trust cassettes not sure where to deposit them. [07:10] Difficulties of getting funding for Reminiscence Network Northern Ireland. Generous grant from Atlantic Philanthropies over five years but this will end soon. Irony of renewed interest in reminiscence and life story work and lack of funding. Care Trust to extend the life story work especially on reablement programmes, especially for people with strokes. [15:49] Lots of local history societies in Ireland but little involvement In reminiscence with some notable exceptions.

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    Life story interview with Faith Gibson, Emeritus Professor of social work at the University of Ulster.

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