Welcome to StoryCorps Legacy’s Partner Resource Page. Please download the following documents as needed throughout our 3-month collaboration.
StoryCorps Legacy Partnership Documents
Provides a general overview of StoryCorps Legacy.
Frequently Asked Questions
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about Legacy.
Partner Expectations and Responsibilities
Outlines expectations and responsibilities for the collaboration.
Participant Information Packet
Helps prepare Participants for their interviews. Includes a step-by-step interview guide, tips for conducting interviews, and a list of great questions. This packet should be given to Participants several days prior to their interviews.
Participant Information Packet – Spanish Language
Helps prepare Spanish-speaking Participants for their interviews. Includes a step-by-step interview guide, tips for conducting interviews, and a list of great questions. This packet should be given to Participants several days prior to their interviews.
Pediatric Participant Packet
Helps prepare Participants for interviews with children and teenagers. Includes a step-by-step interview guide, tips for conducting interviews, and a list of great questions. This packet should be given to Participants several days prior to their interviews.
Sample Participant Referral Forms
Provides examples of how to collect referrals throughout Legacy partnerships.
Sample Interview Schedule
Provides a sample interview schedule.
Sample Media Advisory
Customizable media advisory to be used by partner organizations to promote the partnership. Note: StoryCorps must review any media advisories before they are released to the public.
Talking Points for Legacy Presentations
Lists talking points to assist in the recruitment of volunteers and Participants. This can also be used to promote the project within the partner organization.
Legacy Interview Cheat Sheet
To be used as a reference by Facilitators during each Legacy interview.
Backing Up & Packing the StoryKit
Lists instructions on how to back-up and ship interviews as well as recording equipment each month and at the end of the collaboration.
Participant Confidentiality Statement
Outlines StoryCorps’ code of conduct as related to respect and the right to privacy of participants.
Participant Data Sheet
Provides basic demographic and contact information to StoryCorps, the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, and other archive partners.
StoryCorps General Release Form
The General Release gives StoryCorps ownership of the interviews and associated materials, including photographs, which allows StoryCorps to use these materials in any way that is consistent with StoryCorps’ mission. This includes using the interview and photographs in radio broadcast, in books, on our websites, and in StoryCorps promotional materials (online and in print). StoryCorps can also share the interview with partner organizations (such as museums and libraries) and researchers.
Library of Congress Only Release Form
The Library of Congress Only Release allows StoryCorps to send your interview and photograph to the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress for archiving. The interview will be accessible to the public and researchers at the American Folklife Center. The Library of Congress does not make copies of the interviews and does not share your personal information with anyone. Please note that if you sign the Library of Congress Only Release, StoryCorps cannot use your interview for any purpose. Individuals can share their interviews with whomever, but StoryCorps will not provide community partners with copies of Library of Congress Only interviews.
Facilitator Debrief Form
Captures feedback about each interview and provides valuable information to partner organizations and Legacy staff.
Helps StoryCorps catalog the interview and make it more accessible to future listeners.