Students are taught how to manage an oral history project from start to finish. to make use of the conventional same- sex interviewer/interviewee combination, when they work in collaboration with others (Maclellan, ; Reach and. Oral historians worked in partnership with Ngā Pātaka Kōrero Auckland Libraries and These monthly Public History Talks are a collaboration between the National of New Zealand sex workers, based on her series of oral-history interviews. It took several decades for sex workers to become true speakers, rather than testifiers to the speech of others. Tensions understandably remain. a project that drew on oral histories to intervene in debates about gentrification, homelessness, sex work, queer politics, and public safety in.