From the Working in Carlisle oral histories, Stephen Gesemer interviewed Cassius Mullen. The interviewer frames his questions well, adding context to the question. Mr. Cassius responds in an equally thorough manner, adding depth to the interview. For example, when Gesemer is commenting on Mullen’s large family size, he notes the historical moment and the normalcy of large families for various reasons. 
Perhaps, contextualization is a tool that we, as interviewers, should utilize. This framing creates a sense of comfort to the sometimes uncomfortable interview. 


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