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Collected Item: “Mini Oral History with BZ Smith, 02/20/2021”


Mini Oral History with BZ Smith, 02/20/2021

Who conducted the interview? List all names, separated by comma.

Julia Jensen

Who was interviewed? List all names, separated by commas.

Bettizane "BZ" Smith

Email Address(es) for all interviewers. Separated by comma.


If this oral history is related to research conducted in association with an institution (e.g. a museum, university, library), please include the name of the institution. If you are a faculty member or student conducting research, please provide the name of your school.

Arizona State University

Use one-word hashtags (separated by commas) to describe your oral history. For example: Where did it originate? How does this object make you feel? How does this object relate to the pandemic?

HST580, ASU, SilverJOTPY, project, health, organize, piano, art

What is the format of your recording?


In what ZIP code is the primary residence of the interviewee? (enter 5-digit ZIP code; for example, 00544 or 94305)? In what city/town/village does the interviewee live? In what country does the interviewee live? All comma-separated.

Sonora, California, United States, 95370

What is the gender of the interviewee? Be sure to allow interviewees to self-identify their gender in the pre-interview or interview. *Do not assign a gender identity to interviewees.*


What is the age of the interviewee?

65 to 74

How does the interviewee describe their race or ethnicity? Be sure to allow interviewees to self-identify their race/ethnicity in the pre-interview or interview. *Do not assign a racial or ethnic identity to interviewees.*


Describe the oral history.

I recorded a mini oral history with BZ about silver linings and the projects she has been working on during the pandemic.

On what date did you record this oral history?

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